Oboor (Passing)

FCI 2016 Film Festival Schedule



Session Three (5:00 – 7:00)


Oboor (Passing) (d. Pegah Arzi, Iran, 2015)






A whole life as seen through the first day of school. Oboor is an adaptation of the book Half a Day by Najib Mahfouz, who was the first Arab writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.


Director Biography:

Pegah Arzi studied film making at the New York film academy and the Young Cinema Society of Iran, she has also attended a script-writing workshop with Paul Schrader and a film-making workshop with the acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.


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