This Iranian filmmaker risked his safety for art

13:47Achilles and Farhad Delaram’s triumphant return to film

When Farhad Delaram’s short film Tattoo won a Crystal Bear at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival, it was a triumph for Iranian filmmaking. But, winning such a prestigious prize was considered a threat by the Iranian authorities. 

“When I went back to Iran my life became more difficult,” Delaram tells Commotion‘s Elamin Abdelmahmoud. 

Watch | Trailer for Tattoo

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Delaram’s films follow the difficulties of ordinary people living under the often repressive policies of the Iranian

Local Filmmakers Screen Documentary at 4 Star Theater – Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon

By Asha Ingram

After decades of historical film he shot sat untouched in his basement, Richmond District resident Rev. Harry Chuck, with the help of his son filmmaker Josh Chuck, who lives in the Sunset District, is finally ready to show it to the world in the new documentary “Chinatown Rising” at the 4 Star Theater.

Harry and Josh’s documentary uses the reverend’s 16mm film and local TV station footage to showcase San Francisco Chinatown’s rich history and journey in overcoming oppression through a rise in activism and sense of community. 

The documentary also includes numerous interviews – including the reverend himself –

Producers’ Nightmare: Navigating Continual Schedule Changes for Artist Call Sheets – TrackTollywood

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The most challenging role in any field and mainly the field of Filmmaking, is production. If the movie does well, nothing better. But if the movie does average numbers or even decent and the worst case, if the film is deemed a flop, then there are losses galore.

Ultimately, the producer bears the burden or the profit. The actors involved or the directors involved are usually pretty safe from the movie’s result.

In that case, when actors and directors are continuously changing their schedules, it is becoming a huge task