Jasmin Mozaffari

Jasmin Mozaffari is an award-winning Toronto-based filmmaker who studied film at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts. A number of her short films including Firecrackers (2013), Wave (2015), and sleep on the tracks (2017) screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Vancouver International Film Festival and numerous other festivals across Europe and the US. Her debut feature film Firecrackers premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018 and was recently named as a New York Times Critic’s Pick. The film won Best Film in Competition at the Stockholm International Film Festival and went on to win two Canadian Screen Awards in 2019, including the award for Achievement in Direction.


Making the Film I Needed at 16

By Jasmin Mozaffari | July 11, 2019

Making the Film I Needed at 16

Jasmin Mozaffari on the roots of her debut feature, Firecrackers, and her proudly disruptive mission to topple the patriarchy through cinema.