Mohammadreza Farzad (1978) Iran, Teheran. Poet, literary translator, and filmmaker. His career in documentary film started with “Into Thin Air” (2011) and “Blames and Flames” (2012). Both short films premiered at Berlinale Forum Expanded. Farzad has been a PhD student at the Film Factory headed by the legendary Hungarian auteur Béla Tarr. He is currently working on his first feature film “A Gaze Long into the Abyss”.