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Overview

  • 10 references 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Persian (Farsi), Spanish
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • documentray filmmaker
  • Social Anthropology bachelor.
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I studied Film (direction of documentary) in Cuba, for 3 years; graduated in 2015 and since then have been in some journies...
I have a nomad spirit ... But somehow my 'base' is in Costa Rica.

ABOUT ME

Iranian filmmaker based in Costa Rica feeling more like a world citizen...
A storyteller with no borders.

I believe we live in an interconnected world with invisible bonds .. beyond our imagination!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I always loved getting to know new people... being able to trust people and be trusted I think it's very nice and appreciated. Knowing that people can feel, they are all part of a community (human family) and they can collaborate to each other.

Interests

I love being surronded by the nature...
And I want to enjoy life from its simplest beauties ..

  • culture
  • poetry
  • documentaries
  • film making
  • yoga
  • movies
  • chess
  • painting
  • music
  • instrumental music
  • vipassana
  • sprituality
  • rumi
  • acrylic painting

Music, Movies, and Books

I love classical music, instrumental traditional, bossa nova, flamengo ...

books: 'prophet' Khalil Gibran / poems of Sohrab Sepehri / '100 años de soledad' Garcia Marquez /

Movies: It's hard for me creating "favorite" films!
But well ... Among the films which are more 'known' some films I enjoyed watching:
Life is beautiful / dancer in the dark / memento / Hotel Budapest / The Separation.

Among the ones 'less known': Bela Taar's films among so many other. ..

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Little things that have amazed me, that for me have been like little miracles.
such as:
One time that I was filming the texture of a sacred tree in an indigenous community, and suddenly in the middle of the shot a hummingbird appears!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach Farsi (if someone by any chance would be interested at!)
I would love to learn any new thing, I believe every single knowledge somehow is good...
I can share about cinema (iranian cinema or documentary filmmaking)
And about persian poetry... about persian culture if you are interested at getting to know..
Or sharing stories/experiences of the journeys.. or the places where I have lived in.
I can play chess with you if you would like to have a challenge!

What I Can Share with Hosts

(all that it is mentioned in teach/learn/share section above!)

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Honduras, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Costa Rica, Cuba, Iran

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