Taq Kasra: Wonder of Architecture


45 Min



English and Persian



The Netherlands



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Taq Kasra: Wonder of Architecture
Director: Pejman Akbarzadeh
Duration: 30 minutes

“Taq Kasra: Wonder of Architecture” is the first-ever documentary film on the worldʼs largest brick vault. The palace is a symbol of the Persian Empire in the Sassanid era (224-651 AD), when a major part of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) was part of Persia.

Directorʼs Bio:
Pejman Akbarzadeh (b. 1980, Shiraz) is a documentary maker, journalist, and pianist. His reference book on the 20th-century composers and conductors of Persia (Iran) has been used as a source for academic publications including the Encyclopaedia Iranica. He has also performed Persian piano recitals in various European venues.
Pejman Akbarzadeh has also contributed to several Persian media outlets including BBC and VOA. In 2009 he started a new phase of his career. Recognising the wider catchment of visual media over literature, that same year Pejman completed his first documentary, the feature-length film  Haydeh: Legendary Persian Diva  . The documentary  Taq Kasra: Wonder of Architecture   is his second film. More

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM


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