Navid Mahmoudi was born in 1980, in Parvan, Afghanistan. He and his family moved to Iran when he was very young and from a very young age he has been interested in films and cinema and developed a passion for the art. He started his professional career as an assistant director and went on to direct his own short films and produce other works. He has been a producer on more than 10 television Movies. He produced his first feature A few Cubic Meters of Love (2012), directed by his brother Jamshid Mahmoudi, which was selected to represent Afghanistan in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Academy Awards® in 2014 and it screened at more than 30 international festivals and won eight awards. In 2016, he co-wrote and directed his first feature film, Parting, and in 2019 produced his brother’s second film, Rona, Azim’s Mother, for which he was nominated for an APSA.

Accolades

Jamshid Mahmoudi and Navid Mahmoudi
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2019

Rona, Azim’s Mother (Rona, Madar-e Azim)

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2019

Rona, Azim’s Mother (Rona, Madar-e Azim)

Azim is an Afghan refugee who works at the municipality at night and lives in Tehran along with his family. Being the head of the…

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Films

Rona, Azim’s Mother
2018

Rona, Azim’s Mother (Rona, Madar-e Azim)

Islamic Republic of Iran, Afghanistan
2018

Rona, Azim’s Mother (Rona, Madar-e Azim)

Azim is an Afghan refugee who works at the municipality at night and lives in Tehran along with his family. Being the head of the…

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