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Are You Volleyball?!

A group of Arabian spoken asylum seekers arrive to an English spoken country border and can't keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.

Director Biography - Mohammad Bakhshi

Director of short film: Circle (2016) 
Director of short film: Stringless kiss (2015) 
Director of short film: Emad's birthday night (2013) 

Director Statement

The main concept of the film story starts from a game. 
I decided to direct the story to a point where the kid's game turned the border wires into volleyball net. I wanted to pitch an alternative idea of creating walls of peace and friendship, not a border of concrete.

  • Mohammad Bakhshi
    Director
  • Mohammad Bakhshi
    Writer
  • Nima Rabiei
    Producer
  • Mehdi Amiri
    Key Cast
  • Esmaeil Alizadeh
    Key Cast
  • Behnoud Yakhchali
    Key Cast
  • Saeid Ahanj
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Sports, war, Political
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Film Language:
    Arabic, English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Red
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
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