Isfahan: A City Known as Half the World - 1997

Directed by Jahangir Golestan

Director Jahangir Golestan returns to his native Isfahan to see the sights of his childhood. He provides the viewer with an inside look at the art, architecture, people, and culture of the famed ancient city.

Color, 51 minutes, English/Farsi

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Cast


All People Featured As Themselves
Sabet Imani Narrator (Farsi)
Steve Rentz Narrator (English)

Crew


Writer Jahangir Golestan
Christine Canzanella
Director Jahangir Golestan
Producer Jahangir Golestan
Director of Photography Jahangir Golestan
Editor David Tolley
Music Jamshid Sheibani
Ahmad Pezhman

Pictures


Mr. Golestan introduces his film and encourages viewers to reflect upon the places of their upbringing as well.

Mr. Golestan introduces his film and encourages viewers to reflect upon the places of their upbringing as well.

Isfahan was made the capital of Iran by Shah Abbas of the Safavid Dynasty, this resulted in some of the most beautiful examples of Islamic Architecture in the world.

Isfahan was made the capital of Iran by Shah Abbas of the Safavid Dynasty, this resulted in some of the most beautiful examples of Islamic Architecture in the world.

Imam Mosque.

Imam Mosque.

Relaxing at the Four Gardens Promenade.

Relaxing at the Four Gardens Promenade.

The Khaju Bridge allows for a perfect spot to sit and watch the waves of the Zayandeh River.

The Khaju Bridge allows for a perfect spot to sit and watch the waves of the Zayandeh River.

At the Palace of the Eight Paradises.

At the Palace of the Eight Paradises.

Details of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.

Details of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.

One of the younger bazaar-goers is not shy about showing of his muscles to the camera.

One of the younger bazaar-goers is not shy about showing of his muscles to the camera.

Regularly placed skylights bring light to the underground bazaar.

Regularly placed skylights bring light to the underground bazaar.

Buying the evening's bread.

Buying the evening's bread.

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