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ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!
 
ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!
 
East Coast Premiere

Director: Mohammad Bakhshi

Iran, 2017, 14min
Format: Digital (screening) - Digital, Red (shooting)
Festival Year: 2018
Category: Short Narrative
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Cast:  Mehdi Amiri, Esmaeil Alizadeh, Behnoud Yakhchali, Saeid Ahanj
Crew:  Producers: Nima Rabiei - Screenwriters: Mohammad Bakhshi
Email:  areyouvolleyballgmail.com
web:  areyouvolleyball.com

synopsis
A group of Arabian spoken asylum seekers arrive to an English spoken country border and can't keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.

director
Mohammad Bakhshi lives in Tehran.
Filmography   

filmmaker's note
I decided to direct the story to a point where the kid's game turned the border wires into volleyball net. I wanted to pitch an alternative idea of creating walls of peace and friendship, not a border of concrete.

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