Mania Akbari, a prolific Iranian filmmaker, artist, and actress, is celebrated for her innovative approach to themes such as women's rights, marriage dynamics, and sexual identity. Her artistic style finds its roots in visual arts and her life story, creating a captivating blend of the personal and the political. Notably, her battle with breast cancer in 2007 left an indelible mark on her creations, permeating her films and art with a profound exploration of this experience.
Iran Darroudi (September 1936 – 29 October 2021) was a revered Iranian painter, director, writer, art critic, and university professor. Her art consists of surreal paintings dealing with Iranian-themed imagery and intense lighting.
Bahman Mofid was born on July 27, 1942, in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Brothers in Blood (1975), Meshki (1975), and Dash akol (1971). He was married to Sodabeh Karimi. He died on August 16, 2020, in Tehran.