Between places. Between people.
Helsinki-Tehran is a cinematic study on immigration and memory – on the shared verbal and nonverbal knowledge and emotional understanding which travels with displaced people from one generation to another.
The film uses various cinematic styles and techniques.
Director: Azar Saiyar
Cinematography: Sini Liimatainen, Olli Leppänen, Joonas Kiviharju
Sound design: Sakari Luhtala
Animations: Joonas Kiviharju
Compositing: Olli Leppänen
Producer: Petra Virtanen
Performers: Aliakbar Saiyar, Azar Saiyar, Hamy Ramezan, Salla Sorri, Gerd-Peter Löcke, Dunja Saiyar, Aydin Saiyar, Pete-cat
Production: Azar Saiyar and University of Art and Design Helsinki
Production year: 2009
Duration: 22 min
Original format: super 16 mm, HDV