Ali Asgari


Born in Iran, Ali Asgari is a prominent Iranian cinema figure with more than 200 awards to his name. two of his shorts were nominated for Palme d'Or at Festival de Cannes and The Baby was in short film competition of Venice Film Festival 2014. Ali's films are concerned with precarious lives who live at society's margin in his native country Iran. His debut film Disappearance was developed at the Cinefondation Residency of Festival De Cannes and had its world and North American premiere at Venice International Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival 2017. Ali is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Until Tomorrow is his second feature film. -

Until Tomorrow

2022 Drama 86 min

Iran France

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Disappearance (2017)

  • Atlanta Film Festival - Special Jury Award
  • Highland Park Independent Film Festival - Best Foreign Feature Film
  • Singapore International Film Festival - Best Asian Feature Film
  • La Biennale di Venezia - Best Film (Nomination)

The Silence (Short) (2016)

  • Interfilm Festival - International Competition
  • Atlanta Film Festival - Best Narrative Short
  • Festival du Film Court en Plein Air - Best Film
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Guanajuato - Expresión en Corto SIGNIS Award

The Baby (Short) (2014)

  • Hong Kong Independent Short Film Video Awards - New Asian Force Award
  • Festival of Nations - Diploma
  • Kaohsiung Film Festival - Best Selection
  • Ozu Film Festival - Best short Film