Behzad Nalbandi was born in 1972 in Tehran, Iran. He studied cinema at the Tehran Film School and is a graphic artist and documentary filmmaker. Among the documentaries have directed are Kashkoul (2010), The Morning of the 9th Day (2012), television series Iranshahr, and Peru (2016). He spent five years preparing to make his debut feature The Unseen, which he also edited, after learning about the detention centres through a friend of his sister. For this film he received his first APSA nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.

Accolades

Behzad Nalbandi
Best Animated Film, 2019

The Unseen (Kaghaz-Pareh ha)

Best Animated Film, 2019

The Unseen (Kaghaz-Pareh ha)

When Tehran hosts visiting foreign dignitaries, the local authorities clean up the city’s urban image through the controversial process of ‘urban beautification’. Those who are…

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Films

The Unseen
2019

The Unseen (Kaghaz-Pareh ha)

Islamic Republic of Iran
2019

The Unseen (Kaghaz-Pareh ha)

When Tehran hosts visiting foreign dignitaries, the local authorities clean up the city’s urban image through the controversial process of ‘urban beautification’. Those who are…

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