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Daryush Shokof
داریوش شکوف
Born
Ali Reza Shokoufandeh

(1954-06-25) 25 June 1954 (age 66)
Tehran, Iran
NationalityIranian
OccupationArtist, filmmaker
Years active1990s – present

Daryush Shokof (Persian: داریوش شکوف, born 1954) is an Iranian artist, film director, writer, and film producer based in Germany.

Biography

He was born as Ali Reza Shokoufandeh on 25 June 1954 in Tehran, Iran.[1] Shokof graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a degree in Physics and Mathematics. Shokof received an MBA from University of Dallas in Texas.[citation needed]

Films

Shokof made his first movie, a short experimental film called Angels are Wired, in 1991.[citation needed]

Alleged kidnapping

Shokof claimed that he was kidnapped by four terrorists in the city of Cologne, Germany, in late May 2010, and was kept for over twelve days in the hands of four Arabic-speaking men. German police denied his statement and told the press that this story was not verifiable, and might have been staged to attract attention.[2][3]

Filmography

This filmography includes only films listed in IMDB.[4]

Year Film
1990 Angels are Wired
1991 Dogs are not allowed
1996 Seven Servants
1997 Magass
2000 Tenussian Vaccuvasco
2003 She Would...
2003 Kiss, Long and Close
2004 Venussian tabutasco
2005 A2Z
2006 Asudem
2007 Breathful
2007 Smoqing
2008 Epicalypse Now
2010 Iran Zendan
2011 Hitler's Grave
2012 Strange Stranger
2012 wordlessness
2012 Flushers
2012 Flushers 2
2012 Suicidal Girl
2015 poison works
2015 Directed by God
2015 para heaven and hell interview

Awards

See also

References

  1. ^ "Daryush Shokof". IMDB. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  2. ^ "BBC فارسی – فرهنگ و هنر – معمای فیلمساز ایرانی مقیم آلمان". bbc.co.uk (in Persian).
  3. ^ Daniel Taab. "Wende im Fall Shokof: Entführung war vorgetäuscht". rundschau-online.de (in German).
  4. ^ Daryush Shokof at IMDb
  5. ^ "NYIFF Los Angeles JULY 2011 PRESS RELEASE – New York Film and Video Festival". nyfilmvideo.net. Archived from the original on 29 December 2014.
  6. ^ "2011 Los Angeles Awards – New York Film and Video Festival". nyfilmvideo.net. Archived from the original on 12 September 2013.
  7. ^ Todd Konrad. "Los Angeles March 1st8th 2007 – New York Film and Video Festival". nyfilmvideo.net. Archived from the original on 29 December 2014.
  8. ^ Todd Konrad. "2007 AwardsLos Angeles March – New York Film and Video Festival". nyfilmvideo.net. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013.
  9. ^ "New York International Independent Film & Video Festival". imdb.com.
  10. ^ "Locarno International Film Festival". imdb.com.