Fatima Geza Abdollahyan

Fatima Geza Abdollahyan



Fatima Geza Abdollahyan is a prominent Iranian filmmaker and director. She has directed several feature films and documentaries, and is best known for her work on the critically acclaimed drama “The Blue Line” (2012).

Abdollahyan was born in Mashhad, Iran in 1975. She graduated from the University of Tehran with a degree in filmmaking in 1999. After her graduation, she worked as an assistant director in several films and documentaries, eventually directing her first feature film “The Blue Line” in 2012. The movie was a critical success and earned her the Diploma of Honor at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival.

Abdollahyan followed up her success with her second feature film “The Silent” (2014). This film was an exploration of the impact of the Iranian nuclear program on everyday lives. It was nominated for the Best Feature Film at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival.

In addition to her feature films, Abdollahyan has also directed a number of documentaries. These include “The Women of Iran” (2015), which shed light on the struggles of Iranian women in the conservative Islamic Republic, and “The Wounded” (2016), which focused on the plight of refugees in the Middle East. Her work has been featured in several international film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival, Tokyo International Film Festival, and the Berlin International Film Festival.

Abdollahyan is a strong advocate for the rights of women in Iran. She has been an outspoken critic of the government’s treatment of women, and has used her films as a platform to shed light on the inequalities faced by women in the country.

Abdollahyan is a pioneer in the Iranian film industry, and is a role model for aspiring filmmakers in the country. Her films have made a lasting impact on the industry, and she is an inspiration to many.

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