Sajad Ahmadbeigi

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Sajad Ahmadbeigi, Bavani (still), 2018.

Festival Forum: New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival 2021 Bavani
Sajad Ahmadbeigi

28 Minutes
Rojhilat, East Kurdistan

Festival Forum

October 7–21, 2021

In the villages of East Kurdistan, a wedding is soon approaching. Bavani captures the entire family preparing a gift in celebration.

Bavani is one of twelve films picked by the programmers of the fifth edition of the New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival as part of a special feature on e-flux Video & Film, streaming for two weeks from October 7–21 and accompanied by a conversation between the festival’s founder Xeyal Qertel and e-flux’s Lukas Brasiskis. See the full program here.

The program is part of the series Festival Forum on e-flux Video & Film, presenting collaborations with established and emerging moving-image festivals from around the world.

For more information, contact program [​at​] e-flux.com.

Folklore & Tradition, Rurality, Middle East, Documentary
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Sajad Ahmadbeigi (b. 1981, Iran) graduated from the Youth Cinema Society and is the director of the short films Arus Chit (2012), Bartalak baz (2015), and Bavani (2018).


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