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Ali Samadi Ahadi directs a documentary about the 2009 Iran uprising, called "The Green Wave", and shots it in live-action and animation.

The Green Wave refers to the 2009 Iranian presidential campaign of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, and his director wants the bloody aftermath of this movement for democracy in Iran to be faithfully recorded. e has conducted live-action interviews with the main actors of the event, but decided to use animation to bring the haunting effect that Waltz with Bashir so forcefully imposed.

Ahazi brought to prominence (along with Oliver Stoltz) the story of kidnapped children who became soldiers in Uganda in his film Lost Children.

The art director Ali Soozandeh is responsible for the film's visual feel. Green Wave was screened at this year's Sundance and IDFA film festivals. It made its theatrical debut  in Germany, and now opens in New York.



CREDITS:
Starring Pegah Ferydoni & Navid Akhavan (selection)
Art Director Ali Soozandeh
Drawings Ali Reza Darvish
Motion Directors Prof. Dr. Sina Mostafawy & Ali Soozandeh
Editors Barbara Toennieshen & Andreas Menn
Music by Ali N. Askin
Associate Producers Roshanak Khodabakhsh & Thomas Saignes
Commissioning Editors Dr. Sabine Rollberg, Sabine Bohland & Mathias Werth
Producers Jan Krueger & Oliver Stoltz
Written & Directed by Ali Samadi Ahadi
German distribution by Camino Filmverleih GmbH

 

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