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My City Pizza

An often funny documentary about Tehran's pizzerias as a battelground between traditions & modernity

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, Contemporary Issues, and Culture
Synopsis

While a wide range of delicious and wellknown traditional foods are available, yet Pizza is very popular in Tehran.This light-hearted, amusing, fast-paced document about eating habits in modern Teheran offers a kaleidoscopic view of the Iranian society. We see young people, old people, progressive and conservative Iranians who all divulge their identity via their standpoints with respect to the advancing Italian fast-food; Pizza, in the capital.

Stage
finished
Running time
26 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Country
Iran
Years of Production
2008
Locations
Tehran
Prod. Partners
Maziar Bahari and BBC World Service Trust

Distribution Details

Release year
2008
Festivals
Idfa, Urban FilmFest, Oxdox, BigPond Adelaide, Chelsea Art Museum, Starz Denver , Iran's Film Festival Zaandam, Boston Festival of Films from Iran, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Dresden, Didor, UKIFF ...
Awards
Best Short film of Oxdox International Documentary Film Festival/Oxfored/UK/2009 & Best Documentary of 3rd International Urban Film Festival/Iran/2009
Language
Persian
Subtitles
English

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