Hasan Noori

Hasan Noori was born in Iran in 1985 from Afghan refugee parents. He holds a BA in sociology and an MA in cinema from Tehran University. He has worked for years as social worker for NGO’s fighting child labor mainly in Afghan refugee community. The Forbidden String is Hasan’s first movie. He is an alumnus of IDFA summer school 2017.

Works showcased at MENA:

The Forbidden Strings
Akbar, Soori, Mohammed and Hakim, the children of Afghan parents who fled to Iran in the 1980s, have formed a rock band. Despite the danger they will face, they dream of performing in Afghanistan.