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Trucker and the Fox

Trucker and the Fox

Original Title: Ranande va roobah
Directors: Arash Lahooti
Iran
Farsi with English Subtitles
78 min
Docufest

Synopsis:
Newly released from a psychiatric hospital after a bout of severe depression brought on by the death of his pet fox, truck driver Mahmood Kiyani Falavarjani returns to his family, work, and favorite hobby - filmmaking. Having previously won awards for his short films starring his beloved, lamented fox, he sets out to film his most ambitious project yet: a love story between two donkeys. Arash Lahooti's sympathetic documentary captures Mahmood's fascinating life as family man, eccentric animal lover, and artist.

Producer: Documentary and Experimental Film Center(DEFC)

Film Format: DCP

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Arash Lahooti

Biography

Arash Lahooti was born in Tehran, Iran in 1982, A filmmaking and editing graduate,He is a Director, Producer, and Editor of Documentary Films and a member of Iran Documentary Filmmakers Union Filmography: • I Am a Love Maker (40min) Winner of the Silver Award from Jam Film Festival in Louisiana, USA 2010 • 2.47 (42min) Winner of Best Directing Award from Cinema Vérité Festival in Iran 2011 • Trucker and the Fox (79min) Winner of Best Film Award from Cinema Vérité Festival in Iran,2012, Trucker and the Fox have been presented in some, festivals such as: HOT DOCS, VISIONS DUREEL ,KRAKOW

Screenplay: Arash Lahooti

Producer: Documentary and Experimental Film Center(DEFC)

Editor: Arash Lahooti

Production Companies: Documentary and Experimental Film Center(DEFC)

Sponsors
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation