Rendezvous with Mokarrameh

By Ebrahim Mokhtar

Rendezvous with Mokarrameh

In addition to the film from 1999, we present Rendezvous with Mokarrameh a new film by Ebrahim Mokhtari, which was edited specifically for Doku.Arts and which pictures the ‘afterlife’ of the painter.

Rendezvous with Mokarrameh


After her death at the age of 77, Mokarrameh was buried in the courtyard of her house, which has now become a museum. On her birthday, people, women, men and children come to her house and spontaneously unleash their interest in painting by painting on paper, wood and stones. Mokhtari filmed several of these occasions.


Meeadgahe Mokarrameh


30 min. / Digibeta

Language: Persian

Subtitles: English

Screenplay: Ebrahim Mokhtari

Cinematography: Majid Behruzi and Ebrahim Mokhtari

Sound: Rohollah Rezaee

Editing: Afsar Nazari

Production: Ebrahim Mokhtari

Distribution: Ebrahim Mokhtari Playfilm

Born in Babol in 1947, Ebrahim Mokhtari is a graduate of Tehran’s College of Film & Television and Universite de Paris-VIII. He started as an assistant director but soon began making documentaries for the Iranian TV stations and established himself as one of the prominent documentary filmmakers in the country. He made his first feature film, Zinat, in 1994, which was shown at the Critics Week Section of Cannes. He is the founder of the Iranian Documentary Filmmaker's Association in 1998.