9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Radio Dreams (2016 Feature Film)

Babak Jalali | USA, Iran | 2016 | 91 min | Farsi, Dari, English | e.s.

It’s a big day for the little radio station Pars Radio, broadcasting in Persian from San Francisco: Metallica is going to jam in the studio with Kabul Dreams, the first rock band from Afghanistan. But first, everyday life intervenes, in a dryly comical way.

Place: CINEMA 3

Date: 04/06/2016

Time: 20:45:00

Duration: 01:30:00

Place: CINEMA 3

Date: 04/07/2016

Time: 14:15:00

Duration: 01:30:00

Place: CINEMA 5

Date: 04/09/2016

Time: 20:15:00

Duration: 01:30:00

Year in
Festival

2016

Director

Babak Jalali

Camera

Noaz Deshe

Cast

Mohsen Namjoo
Lars Ulrich
Sulyman Qardash
Siddique Ahmed
Raby Adib
Mohamamad Talani
Boshra Dastournezhad

Country

USA
Iran

Editor

Nico Leunen
Babak Salek

Language

Farsi
Dari
English

Length

91 min

Music

Mahmood Schricker

Production Company

Butimar Productions

Production Design

Laura Lahti

Sales

Reel Suspects

Scenario

Babak Jalali
Aida Ahadiany

Sound Design

Stefano Grosso

Year of Production

2016

Website

Babak JABALI (1978, Iran) moved to London at a young age. After earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, he was accepted at the London Film School. His graduation film, Heydar: An Afghan in Tehran (2005), was nominated for the BAFTA for Best Short Film. In 2009 he made his first feature film, Frontier Blues, which won the FIPRESCI prize for Best Film at the San Francisco International Film Festival. His Iranian background plays a central role in his work.

 

Filmography

Heydar, yek Afghani dar Tehran/Heydar: An Afghan in Tehran (2005, short), Frontier Blues (2009), Radio Dreams (2016)