Flax To Fire

Flax To Fire

52 minute

2016


Iran |

The documentary Flax to Fire depicts the life and work of Aliasghar Hajibaba, an elite Iranian industrialist and entrepreneur. Originally trained as a quiltmaker in his youth, he manages to start an independent business in the midst of a tumultuous life. With the help of his family, he successfully pursues his endeavors to the point that he eventually becomes known as a founder of Iran’s iron alloys and foundry industry. This film bears witness to Hajibaba’s incessant work ethic throughout his long life. He and his associates also discuss the political struggles, economic problems and social barriers of their times.

Director:

Bahram Azimpour

Author:

Bahram Azimpour

Producer:

Mojtaba Mirtahmasb

Editor:

Shabnam Hosseini

Camera Man:

Mohammad Hadadi

Composer:

Babak Mirzakhani

Researcher:

Alireza Khoshbakht

Project consulting:

Rakhshan Banietemad

Sound:

Yadoulah Najafi

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