Alireza Rasoulinejad, Iran, 2004
70 min., OmeU (persisch)
Detour to Tehran
A film program curated by Amirali Ghasemi | Parking Video Library
in cooperation with hinterland galerie
  • Exteriors | Alireza Rasoulinejad | 2004 | 70 min
  • Video diaries | Amirali Ghasemi | 2004 | 6 min
| Exteriors | Alireza Rasoulinejad | 2004 | 70 min
Before setting out on a journey to the northern territories
A middle-aged man invites his nephews to his apartment.

1.    In their uncle's apartment, the two young men find notes on Woody Allen, the Iranian middle social groups, the country's contemporary architecture, film industry, etc.
2.    In this part, the two young men find an unfinished documentary film that has been made by their uncle.
3.    The two young men make an experimental film on the basis of their uncle's findings.

| Video diaries | Amirali Ghasemi | 2004 | 6 min
Video diaries is an ongoing project by Amirali Ghasemi since 2001, the first edition of this work was shown in Iranian Artist forum in 2002 which was a single Channel 17 min loop of 47 short documentary clips which were shot by Amirali in various public places frequenting from streets, cafés, galleries and artists' studios as well as private places. The current edition is a 6 min version of the work re-edited by four split screens and tends to give a snapshot-like overview of his life in the early 20s at the beginning of he professional career. The work is edited by Reza Haeri and features a sound piece by German electronic band Pole.