Not Being

a film by Pooya Razi

9 min - 2019 - France/Iran

In recent years in Iran, sociopolitical circumstances have increased the rate of emigration, making separation a routine in daily lives. This film attempts to examine the experience from the viewpoint of the person who stays behind.

Awards & Festivals:
International Short Film Festival Teheran (Iran, 2018) - Best Director in National Competition
FNC (Canada, 2019)
Khorshid Film Festival, Teheran (Iran, 2019)
Aguilar Film Festival 2019 - Short Film Official Competition (Spain, 2019)


Written and directed by: Pooya Razi
Cast: Amirhossein Shahnazi, Negar Yaghmaian
Production: Avi Amar, Katayoun Dibamehr, Alborz Alavi Siahpoosh, Amirfarhad Esmaeili
Image: Pooya Razi, Aram Tahmasbi
Sound: Javaad Safari
Editor: Pooya Razi