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    The Female Voice of Iran

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    The Female Voice of Iran

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  • The Female Voice of Iran

    The Female Voice of Iran

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  • The Female Voice of Iran

    The Female Voice of Iran

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  • The Female Voice of Iran

    The Female Voice of Iran

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The Female Voice of Iran

a film by Andreas Rochholl

The Female Voice of Iran

Germany | 2020 | 76:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary Music film
Synopsis
Dealing with cultural censorship in Iran, women singers started using also digital media more. Invited by Negar, a magical entity, female voices from all over this vast country come out of isolation, gather in a garden in the very middle of Iran to make their dream come true: "I want my voice to be heard." Nobody has tried this before, so Negar seeks the help of two travelers to connect. Along the way they meet surprisingly strong female personalities of diverse cultural backgrounds and come closer to understanding the orient…

MUSIC
Iranian folk music (Arabic, Azari, Baluchi, Kurdish, Mazanderani, Turkmen, Qashqai, South), Classical Iranian music, Iranian Jazz- and Pop music.
Compositions/Arrangements by Mina Deris, Mehran Ghaedipour, Mahia Hamedi, Mahan Mirarab, Maliheh Moradi, Kavosh Sohrabian.
Live recordings from the festival “Female Voice of Iran” (Berlin 2017-2018)

MAIN PROTAGONISTS
Baran Mozafari — Folk Singer from the Persian Gulf
Mina Deris — Arabic folk singer from Abadan, Voice of Negar
Samin Ghorbani — Azari folk singer, Ardabil
Maliheh Moradi — Classical Iranian singer from Tehran
Jamileh Amaniyan — Turkmen folk singer from Gonbad-e-Kavus
Mahya Hamedi — Jazz singer from Teheran
Maedeh Tabatabaei — Classical Iranian singer from Esfahan
Haleh Seyfizadeh — Classical Iranian singer from Tehran
Sahar Zibaei — Kurdish folk singer from Kermanshah
Masoomeh Gorginpour — 97 years old clan chief, Qashqai tribe from Abadeh
Shadi Behyar — Pop Singer from Mahabad
Zohre Gholipour — Classical Iranian singer from Tehran
Atefeh Moghimi — Mazandarani folk singer from the Caspian Sea
Jivar Sheikholeslami — Kurdish folk singer from Sanandaj
Cast and Crew
  • Director Andreas Rochholl
  • Director of Photography Sebastian Leitner, Christoph Wieland, Andreas Rochholl
  • Associate producer Yalda Yazdani, Sebastian Leitner
  • First unit manager Yalda Yazdani
  • Editor Sebastian Leitner
  • Sound Lorenz Brehm, Daniel Weingarten
  • Sound Design Alexander Semrow, Volker Wendisch
  • Digital Colorist Sebastian Leitner
Original Languages

English

Farsi

World Sales Company
EuroArts Music International GmbH
Bundesallee 39-40, 10717 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 86390350

Fax: +49 30 863903510

musicdistribution@euroarts.com
http://www.euroarts.com
Production Company
Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin
Schwedter Straße 269, 10119 Berlin

Phone: +49 030 44342101

info@zeitgenoessische-oper.de
http://www.zeitgenoessische-oper.de
Co-Production Company
KADMOS Produktion
Germany
SLFILM Media
Germany
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