Jafar's blue tiles (Iran)

Canada, 1978

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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
The restoration of a 600-year-old brick dome in his village is the focal point of fourteen-year-old Jafar’s interests and activities as he is seen making and installing twelve richly colored tiles that adorn the dome. Told from Jafar’s point of view, explains the significance of the project and the brickmaking process in the culture and customs of his country and captures vistas of the Iranian landscape.

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producer

Paul Saltzman

producer/director

Deepa Mehta

production company

Sunrise Films

Duration

00:24:18:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1978

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World cultures and youth

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World cultures and youth

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