Where were you born, where did you grow up, where do you live now?
I was born in Iran. I grew up in France and live in Canada.
First film you made, and where and when?
Une Impression, Iran, 2003.
Latest film you made, and where and when?
Summer With Hope, Iran — currently in post-production.
Worst thing about being in isolation?
Best thing about being in isolation?
Reading, writing, watching and re-watching my favourite movies.
Favourite book to read in isolation?
Irvin Yalom’s Existential psychotherapy.
Favourite music to listen to in isolation?
The Dave Brubeck Quartet’s Take Five.
Favourite movies to watch in isolation?
Abbas Kiarostami’s Koker trilogy.
Favourite meal in isolation?
What’s the last best thing you cooked?