"NESSA" (Nessa)

Director: Loghman Khaledi

Research: Loghman Khaledi
Photography: Ashkan Ashkani
Editor: Loghman Khaledi
Sound Recorder: Hadi Saed Mohkam
Sound Mix: Hossein Mahdavi
Music: Hesam Mohammadianpour
Production Manager: Mehdi Boostanparvar
Line Producer: Saeed Rashtian
Production Company: Sheherazad Media International
Producer: Katayoon Shahabi
Color, HD, 16:9, 52 min, 2011-12, Iran


 

 

 

Nessa is a young woman from Kermanshaha (Kurdish city in west of Iran) who is challenging to progress in her acting and artistic career. But because of the conservative environment, her family prevents her from reaching her goal. The film in the cinema verite style follows Nessa in her battle with her brother, father and colleagues.

BIOGRAPHY

Director, Scriptwriter and Editor, Loghman Khaledi was born in Kermanshah in 1979. He attended the filmmaking workshop of Abbas Kiarostami and a documentary workshop at the Artistic Center. He has directed, photographed and edited many documentaries, features and short films and his films have been screened at many international and national festivals.
“Moving Up” is his first long documentary which won the best film in First Film Competition at the FIDMarseille 2011 and “Nessa” is his second long documentary.

FILMOGRAPHY

  • The Look
  • Focus
  • The Step
  • A Simple Incident
  • Footprint
  • The Black Asphalts
  • The Centre of an X
  • Quiet
  • Private
  • Somebody Like Everyone
  • And I Am a Passenger
  • The Subscriber
  • Moving Up
  • Nessa
  • Short Film
  • Short Film
  • Short film
  • Short Film
  • Short Film
  • Short Film
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • Documentary
  • 5 min
  • 1 min
  • 3 min
  • 25 min
  • 25 min
  • 45 min
  • 30 min
  • 18 min
  • 7 min
  • 25 min
  • 35 min
  • 32 min
  • 58 min
  • 52 min
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2008
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2011

  • Vision du Reel Int’l Film Festival (20 – 27 April 2012 / Switzerland) Competition
  • Hot Docs Canadian Int’l Documentary Festival (April 26 – May 6 2012/ Canada) Rise Against Section -
    Winner of the Honourable Mention
  • Documenta Madrid (4 – 13 May 2012 / Spain) Competition
  • Saratov Sufferings Int’l Documentary Film Festival (14 – 19 Sept. 2012/ Russia) Competition
  • Jameson CineFest Miskolc Int’l Film Festival (14 – 23 Sept. 2012 / Hungary) Competition
  • Rio de Janeiro Int’l Film Festival (27 Sept. – 11 Oct. 2012 / Brazil)
  • Montreal Int’l Documentary Festival (7 – 18 Nov. 2012 / Canada) Competition
  • Women Terre Des Femmes F.F. (22 – 28 Nov. 2012 / Germany)
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (27 Jan. 2013 / USA)
  • Berlin Film Days (1 – 10 March 2013 / Germany)
  • Middle East Now Festival (3 – 8 April 2013/ Italy)
  • Gdansk Doc film Festival (5-9 June 2013 / Poland)
  • Iranian Film Festival in Australia (7 Oct. – 10 Nov. 2013 / Australia)
  • L’equipe Cinema du Monde  (21-31 Jan. 2014/ France)
  • Red Cat (27-28 Oct.2014/USA)



 

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