The Blue Bed

Directed by Alireza Kazemipour

Zahra is a middle-aged woman who visits a temporary marriage agency and signs up to have a young working girl. She picks her up to take her home but the girl (Negar) who has never had a female client before, becomes suspicious of Zahra’s intent and sexual orientation.

Directed, produced, and written by Alireza Kazemipour

About the filmmaker: Alireza Kazemipour, born in 1973 in Iran, is an Iranian screenwriter, director, and producer. In 2010, Alireza Kazemipour got his master’s degree in Cinema directing from the faculty of art at the University of Tehran and directed his first short film “Slowness”. He made his second film “The Blue Bed” in 2020, and it has been selected for some Oscar-qualifying festivals like Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2020, and Goya-qualifying like Elche International Independent Film Festival 2020, Palencia International Film Festival, and has received the Best Director Award from Vancouver Short Film Festival 2020, and few other awards. Recently, he has directed a documentary feature film “Margin vs. Center” (2021) that will be released soon. He concerns about women’s rights, freedom, and social inequalities.

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