Farhadi at the 84th Academy Awards
|3 Nominations / 2 Wins|
|Born||January 1, 1972|
Asghar Farhadi is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. For his work as a director, he has received numerous awards, including an Academy Award. He was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world by Time magazine in 2012. He made short 8mm and 16mm films in the Isfahan branch of the Iranian Young Cinema Society, before moving on to writing plays and screenplays for IRIB. He also directed such TV series as "A Tale of a City" and co-wrote the screenplay for Ebrahim Hatamikia’s Low Heights. Dancing in the Dust was his feature film debut, which he followed with A Beautiful City. His third film, Fireworks Wednesday, began is international recognition.
- 84th Academy Awards, 2011
- Best Foreign Language Film — A Separation (representing Iran)
- Best Original Screenplay — A Separation