Modernity and Iranian Drama





The interactive transcript could not be loaded.



Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Oct 28, 2016

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hamid Amjad is an award winning Playwright, director, actor, and scholar. Over the last twenty-five years, he has published more than twenty plays, three film scripts, two short story collections, and two studies on Iranian theater. Some of his plays have been translated into other languages. In 2012, Amjad directed his first feature movie, “Laboratory”, with a notable cast including Reza Kianian, Afshin Heshemi, and Baran Kowsari.

He holds a BA in Cinema and a MA and PhD in Arts Research. In 2014, the Iranian Association of Theater Writers and Critics presented him with the prestigious Noushin Medal for his contribution to Iranian theater. Hamid Amjad, along with his wife and colleague, Jila Esmailian, runs Nila Publications, specializing in books about theater and cinema.

Event in Persian

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License


When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...