the Night Gurdian

(the Night Guardian / نگهبان شب)

Iran, 2022, 118 min.

Directed & Produced: Reza Mirkarimi

Written: Reza Mirkarimi, Mohammad Davoodi

Cast:  Touraj Alvand, Laleh Marzban, Ali Akbar Osanlou, Mohsen Kiaei, Vishka Asayesh,


Due to drought, Rasoul has left the village. He is glad to find a job as a night guardian at a complex under construction. In the deserted construction site, something wrong is going on. In the strange circumstances around him, Rasoul finds himself trapped…

Director’s Bio:

Born in Tehran in 1967, Reza Mirkarimi is a graduate of Graphic Arts from the University of Fine Arts in Tehran. He began his career in cinema as director, writer and producer in 1987 with a short film and two TV series. His directorial debut, The Child and The Soldier (1999), won national and international awards in Isfahan, Nantes and Zlin. His second feature, Under the Moonlight (2000) won the 40th International Critics Week Best Feature Award at the 2001 Cannes International Film Festival. It went on to win the Best Director Award and the Special Jury Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2001, and the Golden Peacock Award at the International Film Festival of India


  • *Iran’s Official Entry for the Oscars 2024 Winner Best Director, Fajr Film Festival 2022Winner special mention for Best Actor, Fajr Film Festival 2022Nominee Best Film, Fajr Film Festival 2022          

Screening Date:

Monday, Jan 29- 7:00pm

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