Brother of Filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi arrested in Iran

Brother of Filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi arrested in Iran

November 27, 2012

Iranian production manager and short filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi was arrested by Iranian authorities. Ghobadi is the younger brother of the prominent Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi, known for award-winning films such as No One Knows About Persian Cats, Turtles Can Fly and A Time for Drunken Horses. In 2010 Bahman Ghobadi was guest of honor at the Movies that Matter Festival, that also screened a retrospective of his work. Ghobadi is currently working on a new project; Het huis van de moskee, which is being produced by the Dutch production company KeyFilm. The director asked the production company to post a message about the arrest of his brother, who is suffering from health problems. Read more.