Me & Myself is a self-reflective documentary about an Iranian filmmaker who desires to make five different films while in Canada, but cannot, due to the fear that making films about certain subjects will put the filmmaker at risk upon his return to Iran.
About The Artist
Mehrdad Ahmadpour is a filmmaker who has produced four short films and one feature documentary. Mehrdad holds a BA in Electronic Engineering from Guilan University in Iran and an MS in Quality Management from the University of Boras in Sweden. His work has been shown in film festivals in Iran, Netherlands, France, Taiwan, and Greece. His feature documentary, Barre’s Silence (co-directed with Morvarid Peyda), had its world premiere in competition at IDFA 2013.
The DOC NOW Festival celebrates the work of established and
emerging documentary practitioners from Ryerson University's
Master of Fine Arts program in Documentary Media. Established in 2007,
Ryerson's Documentary Media program is the only MFA degree program
in Canada dedicated to developing tomorrow's documentary filmmakers
and visual artists. The program contributes to Canada's world-renowned
reputation for excellence in documentary by nurturing new talent and
fostering innovative critical approaches.