The Neighbours


World Premiere

Through its tense narrative flow and formal treatment, this captivating documentary sheds light on the immense suffering of dogs in Iran. The camera follows the story of a cleric and his colleagues who set out to challenge the brutal treatment of these animals under the guise of outdated religious teachings.

Screening Schedule

No scheduled screenings.

Direction: Khalil Rashnavi
Cinematography: Khalil Rashnavi
Editing: Khalil Rashnavi
Sound: Gisou Azad Ravesh
Producers: Mojdeh Naghdi
Format: Digital File
Color: Color
Production Country: Iran
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 42΄

Khalil Rashnavi


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