Vahid Jalilvand

Film Director, Iran

(1976, Tehran, Iran) graduated from the Tehran University, majoring in theatre directing. He started his career as a thespian, making his stage debut at the age of 15. In 1996 he began to work with Iranian state-run television as editor and later as director. Since then, he has directed two home video show series and more than 30 documentaries. He has directed and acted in a number of television series and plays. His feature debut as a director, Wednesday, May 9, won several awards at international film festivals. (Bratislava Film Festival 2017, catalogue)

Awarded Films

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    in 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival
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    in 19th International Film Festival Bratislava
  • Wednesday, May 9
    in 72nd Venice International Film Festival