Ali Asgari

Ali Asgari


I want to show the pain, the sorrows and the emotions of other people through my own feelings.    


Ali Asgari was born in Tehran, Iran. He studied cinema in Italy. He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talent Campus 2013. Two of his short films BISHTAR AZ DO SAAT (2013) and THE SILENCE (2016, co-directed with Farnoosh Samadi) were in competition at Cannes Film Festival where they competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or. His short film THE BABY premiered in competition of Venice Film Festival in 2014. His short films were screened in more than 600 film festivals around the world, including Sundance, BFI London and Melbourne and won more than 150 international awards. DISAPPEARANCE is his first feature film. The script was developed at Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation La Residence and was selected for Venice and Toronto IFF.

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