Split Ends

  • 4:30–7:00 PM
  • 4 & 6 June 2023
  • Castello, Sala delle Armi

A bald girl and a long-haired boy try to solve their problems with the hijab in the Tehran Moral Police headquarters.


Alireza Kazemipour (1973, Iran), is an award-winning Iranian-Canadian screenwriter, director and producer. In 2010, he received his Master’s degree in Film Directing from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University and directed his first short film Slowness. In 2020, he made his second film, The Blue Bed, which was selected in more than 80 film festivals worldwide and received 28 awards. He recently directed the documentary film Margin vs. Centre (2021) and the short films Split Ends (2022) and The Gold Teeth (2022).

Original language: Persian
Subtitles: Italian
Year of Production: 2022
Color/Black and White: color
Country of Production: Iran
Duration: 14’
Director: Alireza Kazemipour
Production: ALEF BC FILM
Cast: Marjan Alizadeh, Mehran Mirmiri, Hadi Eftekharzadeh
Photography: Dariush Nastooh
Editing: Amir Adibparvar
Music / Original Soundtrack: Mehrdad Jafari Raad
Set Design: Amin Jahani