FILMS

1_tacc82m-press_still-1-1
2020 | TÂM | 12″ THRILLER

cast | JILLIAN NGUYEN | NICK BARKLA

writer/director | NORA NIASARI
producer | MARTA JELEC
cinematographer | SHERWIN AKBARZADEH
production designer | ELEANOR STEINER
sound designer | LIVIA RUZIC
composer | SIMON WALBROOK
executive producers | GARY FOSTER | LAURA GORDON

supported by | AUSTRALIAN CULTURAL FUND
world premiere | TBA
2017 | WATERFALL | 15″ DRAMA

A family road trip to a waterfall detours when 14-year-old Zahra cannot come to terms with her mother’s new fiancé.

cast | ASAL SHENAVEH | GREG STONE | GITY MADANI

writer/director | NORA NIASARI
producer | MARY MINAS
cinematographer | SHERWIN AKBARZADEH
production designer | LEAH POPPLE
sound designer | LIVIA RUZIC
editor | LUCA CAPPELLI

financed by | SCREEN AUSTRALIA
world premiere | 66th MIFF (AUSTRALIAN SHORTS)
WATCH NOW
2017 | CASA ANTÚNEZ | 52″ DOCUMENTARY

The devastating Chilean earthquake of 2010 damaged over 370,000 homes, leaving countless historic neighbourhoods in ruins. CASA ANTÚNEZ is an intimate portrait of one such home, and how its destruction reveals a divided family.

director/dop | NORA NIASARI
co-producer | MANDI BIALEK-WESTER
assistant director | DANIELA IBACETA
art director | MARA GRINBERGS
sound designer | LIVIA RUZIC
composer | SONAIRE
executive producer | LIZZETTE ATKINS

supported by | SCREEN AUSTRALIA
world premiere | 2017 SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST
TRAILER
the-phoenix_press-still-01
2015 | THE PHOENIX (SIMORGH) | 23″ DRAMA

Exiled Iranian actor Mr Farid teaches theatre to reluctant asylum seeker teenagers inside an Australian Detention Centre. When the fate of the kids is unknown, he attempts to restore their lives but makes an unexpected discovery of his own. Starring the acclaimed pre-revolution Iranian actor Manouchehr Farid in his first acting role in 35 years.

cast | MANOUCHEHR FARID | MATIN MIR SAMEII

writer/director | NORA NIASARI
producers | SALLY STOREY | ALEXANDRA GEORGE
cinematographer | SHERWIN AKBARZADEH
production designer | JAZ TWEEDDALE
sound designer | LIVIA RUZIC
editor | JOHN ERASMUS

new voice award | VCA FILM & TV SCHOOL
world premiere | 64th MIFF (ACCELERATOR LAB)
WATCH NOW