Iran: Seven Faces of a Civilization

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Drawing on historical and archaeological evidence, this fascinating documentary by Dr. Farzin Rezaeian reconstructs 7,000 years of Iranian history. The film’s advanced animation techniques bring ancient wonders to life, giving an unprecedented look at Iran’s historical and cultural achievements. Rezaeian has reconstructed the major monuments from seven key periods in Iranian history, bringing to life the settings in which Iranian civilization developed and the context through which the greatest figures of Iranian history, from Cyrus the Great (the Achaemenid Emperor) to Shah Abbas (the Safavid King), can be understood Farzin Rezaeian is an award-winning documentary and educational film producer and director. For the past twenty years, he has researched and written for many educational and documentary films that he has produced or directed at Sunrise Film Productions

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  • Jemnsrtiio

    Interesting, but kind of disingenuous to only portray the entire history of persia as benevolent. As with many other empires, the persian empire also conducted its fair share of conquest albeit not the same violent extent as others. It would be nice to have seen more objective documentary, touting the good and the bad.  

  • Pierre

    That was a treat! I've been in Iran some 8 years ago. For technical matters though regarding Iran Khodro. When I go on trips abroad, I rather be busy getting in touch, learning about the peoples and at most, visting institutions or museums become of a secondary matter.
    As I did in Iran and China. Meet the peoples and get to known them.
    For a visit into their history and past, nothing's better than a good documentary such as this one.

    Anyhow, Iran history always been sort of only part of of other historical documentaries. But in this case, we get the whole picture devoted to only to Iran that began even before, much before the roman civilisation was born.

    That was a goody.


  • Mr Xerxes

    Thanks for making this wonderfull video about Persia

  • Mr Xerxes

    Thanks for making this wonderfull video about Persia

  • asma

    i think we should be proud of ourselves for being irainan!

  • Ati

    absolutely amazing!!

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