The Blue Girl

(Dokhtar-e Abi)


Directed by: Keivan Majidi

Written by: Keivan Majidi, Faryad Majid Abadi

Producers: Keivan Majidi, Yousef Asadi

DoP: Foad Farabi

Editors: Hirou Rasoulpour, Shahram Kamangar

Sound: Pezhman Razh, Arastou Mafakher

Cast: Vorya Majidi, Hima Mohammadi, Mobin Majidi, Jamal Zandi, Hasti Dehgani, Sheena Fatehi.

Iran, 2020, Docudrama, Sony α7S II, 3.2 K, DCP, Color, 1:1.85, 5.1, 84 mins.

Language: Kurdish



Where do the children play?



In a remote village between the rocky mountains in Kurdistan, everyone is in love with football, but there is no plain field to play the game. The children decide to climb up the mountain in order to find somewhere to play the game…



Director’s View:

Only love can break down the barriers and cross the borders to unite the people. And today, when everyone is fed up with the world order, we are more confident than ever that we must appreciate the common loves of the people of the world…

Director’s Profile:

Born in 1978 in Marivan, Keivan Majidi started his film career after finishing his military service. With his shorts and documentaries, Majidi has participated in more than 40 international film festivals and won a number of awards. THE BLUE GIRL is his debut feature length film.

Feature Films: 2020- THE BLUE GIRL.


Festivals & Awards:

1- Zlin International Film Festival (Czech Republic / Sep. 2020).

2- Dhaka International Film Festival (Bangladesh / Jan. 2021).

  • Children Film Session.

3- Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival (India / Jan. 2021).

4- FIFEM – Festival International du film pour enfants de Montréal (Canada / Feb. 2021).

  • International Competition.

5- London Kurdish Film Festival (UK / Apr. 2021).

  • Mehmet Aksoy Award Nominee.

6- Mooov Film Festival (Belgium / Apr.2021).

7- Fajr International Film Festival (Iran / May.2021).

  • Festival of Festivals.

8- Iranian Film Festival Zurich (Switzerland / May.2021).

  • Main Competition.

9- Giffoni Film Festival (Italy / July.2021).

  • Elements +10 Competition.

10- Religion Today Film Festival (Italy / September.2021)

  • Winner of In the Spirit of Peace Award (Special Jury Forum Trentino for Peace and Human Rights).
  • Nominee for Best Feature Film (Main Jury Awards), Grand Prize in the Spirit of Faith (Main Jury Awards) and In the Spirit of Dolomites (Special Jury Dolomites Award).

11- Kids Kino International Film Festival (Poland / October.2021).

  • World Panorama.

12- Paris Mon Premier Festival – Enfances au Cinéma (France / October.2021).

  • Iranian Cinema Programme.

13- Barcelona Asian Film Festival (Spain / October.2021).

  • NETPAC Section.

14- Sguardi Altrove – Milan International Women Film Festival (Italy / October.2021).

  • Opening Film.

15- SACI | Children’s Animation and Cinema Week (Brazil / November.2021).

  • Around the World Section.

16- Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (Nepal / December.2021).

  • Official Selection.

17- International Guwahati Film Festival (India / February 2022).

18- SIFFCY – Smile Int’l Film Festival for Children & Youth (India / April 2022).

  • Main Competition.
  • Film Critics Circle of India – FCCI Award

19- Beausoleil Cote d’Azur Sport Film Festival (France / May 2022).

  • Best Sport Film Award.

20- Kaliningrad International Film Festival “On the Edge: West” (Russia / May 2022).

  • Hero Award to the Protagonist of the film.

21- International Film Festival for Children and Youth “Hero” (Russia / May 2022).

  • Competition.

22- 101 Film Studio Film Festival (Saudi Arabia / May 2022).

23- Moscow Kurdish Film Festival (Russia / June 2022).

24- Film Series Off-Asian Film Festival Barcelona – AFFBCN: Iran, Portraits of a Society (Spain / July 2022).

25- Wonderfest – Children and Youth International Film Festival (Romania / September 2022).

  • Best Director Award.
  • Competition.

26- Buster Film Festival (Denmark / September 2022).

27- SPORT MOVIES & TV – Milano International FICTS Fest  (Italy – November 2022).

28- Bulls Eye – International Sports Film Festival of India (India – February 2024).

  • Best Feature Film Award.


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