Radio Dreams

Radio Dreams

Director : Babak Jalali /  USA / 93  / Persian | English | Assyrian Neo-Aramaic | Dari /2016

Hamid immigrates to the U.S. to pursue his writing career and the American Dream. Instead, he winds up working at a small Iranian radio station, seeking artistic satisfaction through the esoteric programming he puts together for his radio audience. Radio dreams is about a man in exile wanting to bring his culture to San Francisco through music and art, but he is obstructed by the realities of commercial radio.

Director Babak Jalali
Screenplay Babak Jalali and Aida Ahadiany
Producer Marjaneh Moghimi
DoP Noaz Deshe
Editor Nico Leunen, Babak Salek
Music Mahmood Schricker
Cast Mohsen Namjoo, Kabul Dreams

Awards/ Festivals

Rotterdam IFF – Hivos Tiger Award
Seattle IFF – Special Jury Mention
Tarkovsky Film Festival – Best Director
Durban IFF – Best Actor
Black Movie Film Festival, Split International Festival of New Film, Milan Film Festival