Stronger than a Bullet

Maryam Ebrahimi, Iran, 2017

Saeid Sadeghi photogrphed the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988). Many of his photos were used to create war propaganda for martyrdom. Today he views himself as being responsible for sending thousands of boys to their graves.

Devoted to the Iranian Revolution, Saeid Sadeghi documented the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988) from the eye of the event.
His dream was to be a martyr. Many of his photos were misused to create war propaganda for martyrdom.
Today he views himself as being responsible for sending thousands of boys to their graves.


Produced by: 

 Nima Sarvestani


Festivals: 

Bertha DocHouse

DocAviv 2018

 Middle East Now Film Festival, 2018

 Best International Award - FIPA, France, 2018 

 Gothenburg international film festival, 2018

 Tempo Film Festival, 2018

 World Premiere at IDFA 2017


Support:

 Co-production - SVT

 Co-production - Arte France

 Creative Europa

 Swedish film institution

 Doha Film Grant

 Swedish art Commite 

 Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) - 2016 Artist in Residence Program

  Middle East Now Film Festival - Screening of the Work in Progress followed by a discussion 



Stronger than a Bullet - Trailer