Mohammad Gorjestani

Mohammad Gorjestani is an Iranian-American filmmaker. In 2013, he was named as one of Filmmaker magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film for his ITVS-commissioned film, Refuge. Starring Nikohl Boosheri, Refuge premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at the 2014 South by Southwest Film Festival. He is a recipient of the San Francisco Film Society’s Kenneth Rainin Foundation Filmmaking Grant for his first feature film in development, and in 2015 was selected as a resident at the San Francisco Film Society’s FilmHouse.

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Talks

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Abbas Kiarostami

By Filmmakers | July 6, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Abbas Kiarostami

Talkhouse Film contributors, including Alex Winter and Robert Greene, offer their tributes to the late great Iranian director.

Mohammad Gorjestani (Refuge) Talks Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher

By Mohammad Gorjestani | January 15, 2015

Mohammad Gorjestani (Refuge) Talks Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher

Who could be better to write about this Oscar contender than a filmmaker who used to be a wrestler?