KARA Film Studio is a name under which a group of professional Iranian filmmakers express their common concerns regarding humanistic, social and cultural issues through documentary films, while maintaining their own diverse and distinct vision. In KARA Film Studio, filmmakers in small or large numbers, gather together and, starting with an outline of a documentary project, complete the work in a professional manner.
KARA Film Studio operates under a number of principles: personal financing or financing through private sector; working as teams and in a workshop from development of an idea through to its completion and distribution; giving young and talented documentary filmmakers an opportunity to work with professionals and assistance with their development, due respect for the audience by maintaining high standards in the production phase, endeavor to provide improved and increased means of screening films inside and outside Iran; …
Rakhshan Banietemad and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb are the constant participants in this group.
As we are proceeding the first anniversary of passing of Touran Mirhadi, the editing stage of the documentary Touran Khanom has now come to an end and this movie is now entering the postproduction stage.More Details
As we are proceeding the first anniversary of passing of Touran Mirhadi – an important teacher and influencer in education of children in Iran – the editing stage of the documentary Touran Khanom a collaboration of Rakhshan Banietemad and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb has now come to an end and this movie is now entering the postproduction stage.
Shooting of this movie began from 13 October 2012 through until the last days of Ms Mirhadi’s lifetime in autumn 2016. The movie features the unique characteristics of this lady’s personality as a pioneering teacher in her 89 years of lifetime.
Touran Mirhadi was a founder of a creative methods of teaching and education amongst children who also established a primary and secondary school since her return to Iran between years of 1955-1980 named after her brother "Farhad". The two other important institutes of ‘The Children’s Book Council’ and "The Iranian Encyclopedia for Young People" were also established by her.
Shirin Barghnavard who began editing the movie Touran Khanom since spring this year, has now finalized the movie on 14 October with running time of 90 minutes. Peyman Yazdanian his the composer of the music film and the sound designing by Amirhossein Ghasemi are underway.
Prior to the movie Touran Khanom, Rakhshan Banietemad and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb have collaborated on the Karestan Documentary Film Series design and production. Karestan includes six documentary films on the story of Iranian entrepreneurs and value creators. Each film is created by a different director and is currently being screened across the country in Art & Experience cinemas.