docnow 2017 / Me & Myself

Artist Statement

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.

Artist
Mehrdad Ahmadpour

Project Type
Film

Date
June 14, 2017

Hours
6:35pm–7:05 pm

Venue
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
506 Bloor St W
Toronto, ON M5S 1Y3
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After Party
9–12 pm
Paupers Pub
539 Bloor Street W
Toronto, ON M5S 1Y6
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