17 Jul 2023

Memory’s blood – On Elpis by Rouzbeh Rashidi

I remember … it was raining blood. He had tears in his eyes. My grandfather sat in front of…

11 Feb 2023

There is a War: Rouzbeh Rashidi’s Elpis

Elpis marks a new path in the filmmaking trajectory of Rouzbeh Rashidi. Almost completely erased: people, bodies, figures –…

22 Jan 2023


One of the most prolific auteurs of the last two decades, Rouzbeh Rashidi has transmuted his art practice into…

02 Oct 2021

Luminous Void: Docudrama

The following is a translation of an article first published in issue 106 of Croatian Film Chronicle (Hrvatski filmski ljetopis). Luminous…

06 Aug 2021

Rouzbeh Rashidi: Ruptured Ambience

Rouzbeh Rashidi has amassed a prolific body of work since 2000 when he founded Experimental Film Society in Tehran….

09 Jun 2021

Cloud of Skin The Fabric of Appearances

While watching Maximilian Le Cain’s The Cloud of Skin various things may pass through one’s head that have little…