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Chamon (Contagion)

Iran

2020

61 min

The Bakhtiar are the largest nomadic tribe in Iran. During the spring, they move en masse to summer pastures, where there is food and water for their livestock. When the pandemic struck and the government closed the roads, the nomads are trapped in their winter camp, with dry grass and no water. They need to find a way to get to the seasonal pastures.

Original Language

Persian

Direction

Arman Gholipour Dashtaki

Camera

Arman Gholipour Dashtaki

Editing

Babak Heidari

Sound

Neda Rahmanpoor

Script

Arman Gholipour Dashtaki

Producer

Arman Gholipour Dashtaki

About the filmmaker.

Arman Gholipour Dashtaki is a freelance documentary film director born in 1990 in Iran. He has directed over 10 documentaries on local and domestic issues in Iran’s Zagros Mountains.

Arman Gholipour Dashtaki

armangholipourdashtaki@gmail.com