Ebrahim Hatamikia

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Ebrahim Hatamikia
Ebrahim Hatamikia in Ghoghnos Film Festival.jpg
Born (1961-09-23) 23 September 1961 (age 58)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Film editing, Screenwriter, Film director
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Sima Hatamikia (m. 1982)
Children Nayereh

Ebrahim Hatamikia (born 23 September 1961) is an Iranian screenwriter and film director.


Ebrahim Hatamikia, who is internationally renowned for his role in the cinema of Iran in the 1990s, was born in 1961 in Tehran to Iranian Azerbaijani parents.[1] He left the Art University where he studied script writing. He began his directing career with the film The Identity in 1986 and some short films and documentaries about the Iran–Iraq War. His movies are considered to be the best that tackle the war and the issues surrounding it. His works have often received admiration in national film festivals. The Glass Agency and In the Name of the Father have won him the best screenplay and directing awards in the sixteenth and twenty-fourth Fajr International Film Festival respectively. His recent works have also been on international screens: The Glass Agency in Berlin and The Red Ribbon in San Sebastián.


  • Bodyguord 2016
  • Che (Chamran) 2014
  • Gozaresh-e Yek Jashn (Report a Celebration) 2011
  • Davat (Invitation) 2008
  • Be Name Pedar (In the Name of the Father) 2006
  • Be Range Arghavan (The Color Purple) 2004
  • Low Heights (Ertefae Past) 2002
  • Moje Mordeh (Wave is Dead) 2001
  • The Red Ribbon (Rooban-e Ghermez) 1999
  • The Glass Agency (Ajans-e Shisheh-i) 1998
  • Borj-e Minoo (Minoo Tower) 1996
  • Booy-e Pirahan-e Yusef (The Scent of Joseph's Coat) 1995
  • Khakestar-e Sabz (The Green Ashes) 1994
  • Az Karkheh ta Rhein (From Karkheh to Rhine) 1993
  • Vasle Nikan (Contact the Righteous) 1991
  • Deedeh-Ban (The Scout) 1990
  • Mohajer (The Immigrant) 1990
  • Hoviyat (Identity) 1986

TV Series

  • Halghe-ye Sabz (Green Ring) 2007
  • Khake Sorkh (Ocher) 2002


Hatamikia receives Ghoghnos best director award


  1. Hamshahri

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