IFFA 2014, Short Film

The Insomniac (Khabzadeh) - 2012 (Short Film)

A lonesome photographer with an unnerving obsession which has given him permanent insomnia is tackling desperation and helplessness until a last click of his camera turns his world around.

Director: Farshid Akhlaghi

Producer: Iranian Youth Cinema Society

Writer: Farshid Akhlaghi

Cast: Mohsen Rastegar, Somayeh Ghafari, Hamid Kalani, Keyvan Khanbeigi

Screening time: 13 minutes

Year: 2012

Language: Farsi with English subtitles


  • Kiev film festival, Ukraine
  • Colours Festival, Budapest
  • Tehran Short Film Festival, Tehran