LUNCH TIME / Vaght e Nahar

When a 16-year-old girl comes to the hospital to identify the body of her dead mother, little do the hospital staff know about the real intentions behind her apparently innocent request.

Director: Alireza Ghasemi

Premiere: Cannes

Iran, 2017, 16’, Farsi, EN + CZ subtitles


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Born in 1990, Alireza Ghasemi received his MFA degree from the Tehran University of Art. He was the director of the 11th Nahal Student Short Film Festival and later became a member of the Nahal Academy. In addition to writing and directing several short films, he has founded The Globe International Silent Film Festival in 2015.

Lunch Time is Alireza’s latest film which premiered at Cannes and went on to numerous film festivals throughout the world.