UMBRA / Tariki

Fresh out of the shower, a young girl notices that her partner has gone missing. She leaves the flat looking for him in the dark streets of Tehran not realizing the danger that is awaiting her outside her safe zone.

Director: Saeed Jafarian

Premiere: Cannes

Iran, 2018, 16’, Farsi, EN + CZ subtitles


Wednesday 16. 1.    18:30 – Světozor Small Hall (Block of Shorts 1)               BUY TICKET

Friday 18. 1.              18:00 – Bio Oko (Block of Shorts 1)    BUY TICKET

Tuesday 22. 1.          20:30 – Art – TIC Cinema (Block of Shorts – Brno)    BUY TICKET 



Born 1981, Saeed Jafarian started his career in cinema as a film critic for magazines. After graduating from the university, he made his first short docudrama, PD 150, and went on to make several independent short films, documentaries, music videos and video arts.

Umbra is Saeed’s latest short film which premiered in the official short film competition at Cannes.