Festivals and Screenings

Career Retrospectives
  • Mini retrospective at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, 2016
  • Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival, 2014
  • Sderot International Film Festival, Israel, 2014
  • Danish Film Institute, DFI Copenhagen, Denmark, 2014
  • Oldenburg Film Festival, Germany, 2013
  • British Film Institute, ‘With Love from Tehran’, BFI London, UK, 2013
  • BBC Persia, 2012
Museum & Gallery
  • Whitechapel Gallery, “In My Country Men Have Breasts” – London, 2016
  • Museum Centre Pompidou, “10+4” – Paris, 2015
  • Ankara Museum Contemporary Art, Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival, “Life May Be”- Turkey, 2015
  • Museum of Fine Art Boston, “One,Two,One” – USA, 2013
  • Museum of Fine Art Boston, “10+4” – USA, 2013
  • Royal College of Art, “Video Arts called Self and Sin” – London, 2009
  • Exhibition in the Calendidonna Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Udine, Italy, 2009
  • Xerex Gallery, “6 Video Arts” – London, 2008
  • Tate Modern, “Video Art called Self” – London, 2007
  • Iranian Group Exhibition, “6 Video Arts” – Rome, Italy, 2006
  • Exhibition, Locarno International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Switzerland, 2005
  • 15th Video Brazil, “Video arts called Self, Sin” – Saopaolo – Brazil, 2005
  • Exhibition, City of Women international Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Slovenia, 2005
  • Exhibition, Peru International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Peru, 2005
  • Exhibition, Salento International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Italy, 2005
  • Exhibition, High Falls International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Rochester, NY, USA, 2005
  • Exhibition, Gijon International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Spain, 2005
  • Exhibition, Kakhe Niyavaran, Niyavaran Place Gallery, “6 Video Arts” – Tehran, Iran, 2004
TV Screening
  • BBC Persia, 20 Fingers, Crystal, 10+4, One.Two.One, 30 min to 6, UK, 2012
  • Channel 4, 20 Fingers10+4, France, 2012
  • Channel 4, 20 Fingers, 10+4, UK, 2009–2010
  • Arte, France- 20 Fingers, 10+4, 2008 
Festival Screening 
“Life May Be” (2014)
  • Life May Be & Iranian Cuisine, Belfast, 2016
  • 38th Women’s Film Festival, France, 2016
  • New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland, 2015
  • Gothenburg International Film Festival, Sweden, 2015
  • Tempo Documentary Festival, Sweden, 2015
  • Epos International Art Film Festival, Israel, 2015
  • Vilnius International Film Festival, Kino Pavasaris, Lithuania, 2015
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2015
  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland, 2015
  • Cinema Minimum Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2015
  • Middle East Now Festival, Italy, 2015
  • Buenos Aires Festival Inter de Cine Independiente, Argentina, 2015
  • Docaviv Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, Israel, 2015
  • Movies and Meanings, USA, 2015
  • Festival Signes de Nuit, France, 2015
  • Atlanta Film Festival, USA, 2015
  • Traverse City Film Festival,USA, 2015
  • Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo, 2014
  • Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland, 2015
  • Kaunas International Film Festival, Lithuania, 2014
  • Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon, 2014
  • Astra Film Festival, Lebanon, 2014
  • Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Mostra, Brazil, 2014
  • Torino Film Festival, Italy, 2014
  • Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival, Australia, 2014
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2014
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2014
“From Tehran To London” (2011)
  • Tirgan Iranian Film Festival, Toronto, 2015
  • Iranian Woman Film Festival, Göteborg, Konserthuset, Sweden, 2014
  • UCLA Celebration Of Iranian Cinema, Los Angeles, US, 2014
  • Bristol Radical Film Festival, Bristol, UK, 2014
  • Admiralkino,Vienna, Austria, 2014
  • Nour Iranian Film Festival In Los Angeles, USA, 2013
  • Persian International Film Festival Sydney, Australia, 2013
  • Edinburg International Film Festival, Edinburg, UK, 2013
  • Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival Ankara, Turkey, 2013
  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland, 2013
  • International Rotterdam Film Festival, 2013
“One.Two.One” (2011)
  • Tirgan Iranian Film Festival, Toronto, 2015
  • Museum Fine Art Boston, USA, 2013
  • Elles Tournent” International Film Festival, Bruxelles, 2013
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2012
  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Swiss, 2012
  • Izmir International Film Festival, Turkey, 2012
  • Femme, Cinéaste, Iranienne 3 films de Mania Akbari, en exclusivité dès le, Swiss, 2012
  • Gene Sickle Film Center, USA, 2011
  • Sao Paulo Int’l Film Festival, Brazil, 2011
  • Denver Film Society, USA, 2011
  • Goa Int’l Film Festival, India, 2011
“10+4” (2007) 
  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2015
  • Nouvel Odéon (Cinéma) Paris, France, 2014
  • SOAS university, UK, 2012
  • Taipei Film House, Taiwan, 2011
  • Les Rencontres du Cinema Documentaire, France, 2010
  • Atmosphere 53/Reflets du Cinéma Film Festival,France, 2009
  • Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche, Italy, 2009
  • Scripps College Humanities Institute,USA, 2009
  • Kuala Lumpur Int’l Film Festival, Malaysia, 2008
  • Filmer a Tout Prix, Belgium, 2008
  • Alternative, Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona,Spain, 2008
  • Carthage Int’l Film Festival,Tunisia, 2008
  • Argenmex Int’l Film Festival, Mexico, 2008
  • Sao Paulo Int’l Film Festival, Brazil, 2008
  • Iranian Film Festival,Netherlands, 2008
  • Ourense Int’l Film Festival,Spain, 2008
  • Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2008
  • Films from the South, Norway, 2008
  • Barcelona Film Festival, Spain, 2008
  • Festival Int’l de Cinema Feminin, Brazil, 2008
  • Red Cat, USA, 2008
  • San Francisco Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2008
  • L’ACID, Cannes International Film Festival, France, 2008
  • Flying Broom Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2008
  • Buenos Aires Int’l Film Festival, 2008
  • Tetouan Film Festival,Marrakech, 2008
  • Alwan Film Festival, USA, 2008
  • Cinema Novo Festival, Belgium, 2008
  • Cleveland Film Society, USA, 2008
  • Istanbul Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2008
  • Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival, Sweden, 2008
  • Rencounters Cinema de Manosque, France, 2008
  • Int’l Film Festival of Kerala, India, 2007
  • Festival 3 Continents, France, 2007
  • Museum Fine Art Boston, USA, 2007
  • Chicago Int’l F.F. USA, 2007
  • Pusan Int’l F.F, Korea, 2007
  • Vancouver Int’l Film Festival, Canada, 2007
  • San Sebastian Int’l Film Festival, Spain, 2007
“20 Fingers“ (2004)
  • Nouvel Odéon (Cinéma) Paris, France, 2014
  • Taipei Film House, Taiwan, 2011
  • Les Rencontres du cinema documentaire, France, 2010
  • Centro Esperssioni Cinematografiche, Italy, 2009
  • Rencontres Cinema de Manosque, France, 2008
  • Black Movie, festival de films des autres mondes, Switzerland, 2008
  • La Rochelle Int’l Film Festival, France, 2007
  • Iranian Film Festival,Netherlands, 2006
  • Syracuse Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2006
  • Dhaka Int’l Film Festival,Bangladesh, 2006
  • Black Nights Int’l Film Festival, Estonia, 2005
  • Dameshug Int’l Film Festival, Syria, 2005
  • Hong Kong Asian Film Festival,Hong Kong, 2005
  • Wine Country Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2005
  • High Museum of Art in Atlanta, USA, 2005
  • New Horizon Int’l Film Festival, Poland, 2005
  • Digital Int’l Barcelona Film Festival, Spain, 2005
  • Femina Int’l Women’s Film Festival, Brazil, 2005
  • Lying Broom Int’l Film Festival,Turkey, 2005
  • Cinema Panora-Folkets Bio Malmo,Sweden, 2005
  • Kino Otok Isola Cinema,Slovenia, 2005
  • Nashville Film Festival, USA, 2005
  • Newport Beach Film Festival, USA, 2005
  • Int’l Women’s Film Festival in Seoul, Korea, 2005
  • Tiburon Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2005
  • Buenos Aires Film Festival, Argentina, 2005
  • California Institute of the Art USA, 2005
  • Int’l Women’s Film Festival Gender Institute, USA, 2005
  • Istanbul Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2005
  • Amnesty Int’l USA Film Festival, USA, 2005
  • Rotterdam Int’l Film Festival, Netherlands, 2005
  • Human Rights Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2004
  • Bahamas Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2004
  • Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA, 2004
  • International Film Festival, India, 2004
  • Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, 2004
  • High Falls Film Festival, USA, 2004
  • AFI Film Festival, USA, 2004
  • Gijon Int’l Film Festival, Spain, 2004
  • Sao Paulo Film Festival, Brazil, 2004
  • Human Rights Film Festival, Spain, 2004
  • Vancouver Film Festival, Canada, 2004
  • Venice Film Festival, Italy, 2004
“Crystal” (2003)
  • BBC Screening
  • International Tribeca film festival, USA, 2004