Director's Biography

Ebrahim Hatami Kia

Ebrahim Hatamikia Born in Tehran 1961 Graduated in screenwriting from the College of cinema and Theater, Arts University. Began filmmaking at the outbreak of the imposed war, and joined the filmmaking group that was shooting "The Chronicle of Victory" at the battle fronts. He directed his first feature film, "The Identity" for television. His second feature, "The scout" is still considered a highly individual film in the domain of war films of directors at the Eighth Fajr Festival.


SHORT FILMS(as director) 1982 Blinds of Heart (also screenwriter), 1983: The Sacred Earth (also screenwriter), 1984: The Path (also screenwriter Winner of Diploma of Honor at the Third Fajr Festival), 1985: The Red Carcan (also screenwriter, co-Photographer) 1988: Aqa Saeed (co-director, co-photographer-documentary, medium-length). (In other capacities). 1984: Arise (photographer-documentary)

FEATURE FILMS 1987: The Identity (also screenwriter-for TV), 1989: The Scout (also screenwriter, Winner of special jury prize at seventh Fajr Festival), 1990: The Immigrant (also screenwriter, Winner of Diploma of Honor for Best screenplay , Crystal Simorgh prizes of best films, Best musical score, best sound recording, best special Effects at Eighth Fajr Festival), 1991: Union of the good (also screenwriter), 1992: From Karkhe to Rhine (also screenwriter, Diploma of Honor of best supporting Actor, Crystal Simorgh prizes of best film, best Make-up at Eleventh Fajr Festival) 1994: The Green Ashes (also screenwriter, Diploma of Honor of best Musical score at Twelfth Fajr Festival), 1996: The Scent of Josep's Shirt (also screenwriter) The Minoo Tower (also screenwriter), 1997: The Glass Agency which won 11 prizes in 17th edition of Fajr Film Festival such as best director, best actor, best editing and best music. 1999: The Red Ribbon, which take part in many international Film Festival as 1999 San Sebastian Film Festival and 2000 Goteborg Film Festival and also Film Festival and also Won best editing in Iranian cinema competition and best actress and best director in International competition of 17th Fajr Film Festival.