"Lover" at Noor Iranian Film Festival (festival page) (Photos: Farshid Derakhshani / Arash Rod)

Emotional win at film festival - Hilda Hashempour became teary-eyed when she stood before the audience and accepted the award for best documentary at the 2006 Toronto Film School Festival of Film (read more)


Stepping towards perfection - Hilda's interview with Radio Zamaneh in Persian (read here)

On Asghar Farhadi Academy Awards win - Interview with Radio Payam-e Doost in Persian (Listen here)

VOA: "We Live in 21st Century" opens the US Department of States panel on violence against women, 2011

Interview with VOA, Women's Daily Show, 2008

Interview with VOA, Shabahang Weekly about We Live in 21st Century, 2007

Interview with BBC Persian, Majaleh Farhangi-Honari, 2006 about Mine Is The Sky


Honors & Awards



Best Director Nominee "Lover", Noor Iranian Film Festival 2014

Best Story Idea Nominee "Lover", Noor Iranian Film Festival 2014

Best Director Nominee "Far", Toronto Film School Festival 2007

Best Producer Nominee "Far", Toronto film school festival 2007

Honorable Mention "Mine is the Sky", Rochester International Film Festival, 2006

Winner Best Documentary Short "Mine is the Sky", Toronto Film School Festival 2006

Best Original Feature Length Screenplay Nominee "Parimah", Jame Jam 2002 ( National Iranian Awards For TV productions )