One Thousand One Teardrops

Out of Competition

Fateme Ahmadi, United Kingdom, 17 mins, 2014.



On her first day of school, little Louly is faced with a question: what should she wear? The ugly school uniform or whatever she wants? Luckily, she is visited by a magic teardrop-keeper who helps her make a choice by telling the story of how the women of her nation, Iran, have strived to answer this question for 200 years.

The director:

Born and raised in Shiraz, Iran, Fateme Ahmadi was awarded first prize in the Literature Olympiads. Fateme completed degrees in Persian Literature and Filmmaking at Tehran University. She is first individual awarded a scholarship from Magic of Persia to attend the two-year MA Filmmaking program at The London Film School. During the course, Fateme wrote, edited, and directed more than ten short films, including four documentaries for BBC World. Fateme is now working towards her feature film, set in both London and Tehran. - See more at:


Sunday 7th 13:00 - The Cinema Museum

Other festivals:

Underwire 2014

Orlando Film Festival 2014

Open City Docs 2014

Jameson Cinefest 2014

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