Hamoun (A life in front of you)
Tahmineh Monzavi (Iran)
Tahmineh Monzavi was born in Tehran, Iran in 1988. Monzavi started her career as a photographer as a teenager. She concentrated on social dilemmas in her documentary photography series. Women issues were her main consideration. She has directed a feature length documentary film about a Shelter for addicted women in Tehran in 2010-2012. Monzavi’s work has been exhibited extensively nationally and internationally, including Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Literature Museum of Georgia, Maxxi museum of Roma, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris(National Museum of Modern Art in Paris). She lives and works in Tehran, Iran.