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Rakhshan Banietemad

Graduated in the field of film directing from The Faculty of Dramatic Arts and joined the Iranian TV in 1973 beginning her career as continuity girl and assistant director. Later on, she made a number of short documentaries and directed her first picture 'Kharej az Mahdudeh (1986)'. Her next films are 'Zard-e Ghanari (1988)', 'Pul-e Khareji (1989)... See full bio »

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Tales Director
Mainline Director
The Blue-Veiled Director


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 2019 Touran khanom (Documentary)
 2016 Aay Adam Ha (Documentary)
 2015 All My Trees (Documentary) (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2014 Tales (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2012 Kahrizak, Four Views (Documentary) (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2009 We Are Half of Iran's Population (Documentary) (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2007 Persian Carpet (Documentary) (segment "The 3D Carpet")
 2006 Mainline (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2005 Gilane (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2002 Our Times (Documentary) (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2001 Under the Skin of the City (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 2000 Tales of an Island (segment "Baran-o-Bumi")
 1999 Baran-O-Bumi (Short) (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1998 The May Lady (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1995 The last meeting with Iran Daftari (Documentary) (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1995 The Blue-Veiled (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1992 Nargess (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1989 Foreign Currency (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1989 Canary Yellow (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
 1988 Concentration (Documentary short)
 1988 Off-Limits (as Rakhshan Bani-Etemad)
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Other Works:

Judge in the international Locarno Film Festival, Locarno, Switzerland (1996) See more »

Alternate Names:

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad


Jahangir Kosari  (1 child) | See more »

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Member of Jury of Montréal World Film Festival in 2001. See more »

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