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The Old Green Tree

Narrating the journey of one woman who migrates to Iran from Venezuela, 'The Old Green Tree' charts her life before and after the move, as she adapts to the challenges of her new situation. The film presents a sociological view towards life and culture, a fluid, transmutable concept, in keeping with the views of its subject, a university professor. A thoughtful tale of a woman out of kind and a sincere narration of the human spirit, this stirring documentary holds true to its message and contains within it lessons for women everywhere.

  • Sina Eskandari
  • Sina Eskandari
  • Aras Pourbijan
  • Sina Eskandari
    Key Cast
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  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Short, Student, Other
  • Runtime:
    45 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 4, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    Persian, Spanish
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Director Biography - Sina Eskandari

Sina Eskandari has studied Latin American studies in his Master's program where he met for the first time with Prof. Salas as a student and was permitted to make a documentary film of her life. In this film, with its unique settings, one gets familiar with a story of a life full of challenges and how the protagonist overcome various obstacles and becomes a world model for her generation. Due to problems of film making, including permits, cost, location, technical staffs etc. he has chosen single narration cinema and has done many film-making techniques such as sound, edit, writing and shooting personally.

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