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The Dérive by Tanin Torabi (طنین ترابی)

An exploration of social and cultural issues. A dancer moves among the people in an old bazaar in Tehran capturing the responses and reactions. Dance is prohibited in Iran.

Director Biography - Tanin Torabi

Tanin Torabi (طنین ترابی) was born in 1992 in Tehran, Iran. She has got her BA in Sociology and her MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from University of Limerick, Ireland. Torabi has made several award winning dance films and performances and currently works as a dancer, choreographer and dance film maker in Iran and Ireland.
Her most noticeable works are The Dérive, Invisible Point, Ruby, Beyond the Frames and Immensity. She has received more than 15 awards for her films to date and her works have been described as rebellious, creative, inspiring, unbearably elegant and affecting, emblematic and poignant, empowering to women, and with clarity and an exceptional ambition that is layered with a complexity of personal and cultural nuance, by festival directors.

  • Light Moves Screendance Festival
    Limerick
    Ireland
    November 4, 2017
    Europe
    Outstanding national/international student work prize
  • The Outlet Dance Project Festival
    New Jeresey
    United States
    October 4, 2017
    United States
  • Evolution International Film Festival
    Mallorca
    Spain
    November 26, 2017
  • Southampton Film Week Festival
    Southampton
    United Kingdom
    November 10, 2017
    United Kingdom
    Best Artist Film Award
  • ATHENS VIDEO DANCE PROJECT
    Athens
    Greece
    January 19, 2018
    Greece
  • Thunderdance Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    November 14, 2017
  • Wollongong Film Festival
    Australia
    November 30, 2017
  • Berlin Experimental Film Festival
    Berlin
    Germany
    December 17, 2017
    Germany
  • KG Film Festival
    Serbia
    December 7, 2017
  • Solidando Film Festival
    Cagliari
    Italy
    December 14, 2017
    Italy

The Dérive by Tanin Torabi (طنین ترابی)Runtime:7 minutes 39 seconds Completion Date:July 28, 2017 Production Budget:500 USD Country of Origin:Iran, Islamic Republic of

Country of Filming:Iran, Islamic Republic of Film Language:English, Persian Shooting Format:Digital Aspect Ratio:16:9 Film Color:Color

Film Type:Experimental, Short, Student Genres:Dance, Social