- Niki Karimi
Born 10 November 1971
Occupation Actress, Film director
Niki Karimi was born and raised in Tehran. She participated in theatrical work while she was in elementary school. Her hobby of reading and watching movies from an early age inspired her to become an actress. Her talent as an actress was found by the famous Iranian actor Jamshid Gorgin, while she was playing a role in a school play.
Niki is now an actress in Iran who has won several awards both at home and internationally. She has also recently been in the jury for such festivals as the Locarno International Film Festival and Thessaloniki International Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival and also the 60th Cannes Film Festival.
In an interview at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, where her motion picture directorial debut One Night was nominated, she said that acting no longer satisfies her and she would like to direct more movies.
Niki has starred in over 20 movies in Iran, and has recently begun to direct her own.
Year Title Notes 2006 A few days later Script won the Rotterdam festivals Hubert Bals Fund 2005 One Night Screened at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival 2003 To Have or Not to Have
As an actress
Year Title Director Awards 2007 Three Women Manijeh Hekmat 2007 Second Woman Siroos Alvand 2006 A Few Days Later... Niki Karimi 2002 The Fifth Reaction Tahmineh Milani Best Actress in Fajr Film Festival (2002) 2002 Gone with the Wind Sadra Abdollahi 2001 One Flew Over Cuckoo’s Nest Ahmad Reza Motamedi Best Actress in Fajr Film Festival (2002) 2000 The Hidden Half Tahmineh Milani Best Actress in Cairo Film Festival (2001) 1999 Thousand woman like me Reza Karimi 1999 The Burned Generation Rassoul Molagholipour 1998 The Waiting Girls Rahman Rezai 1998 The Apple of Eve Saiid Asadi 1998 The Actor Mohammad Ali Sadjadi 1998 Two Women Tahmineh Milani Best Actress in Taormina Film Fest (1999) 1997 Takhti Behrouz Afkhami 1997 Pshyco Dariush Farhang 1995 Minoo's Tower Ebrahim Hatamikia 1995 Shadow-by-Shadow Ali Jakan 1994 The Scent of Joseph's Shirt Ebrahim Hatamikia 1993 Pari Darioush Mehrjouii 1992 Sara Darioush Mehrjouii Best Actress in San Sebastian film festival (1995),
Best Actress in Nantes Film Festival (1995)
1991 The Footsteps of the Wolf Massoud Kimiaii 1990 The Bride Behrooz Afkhami 1989 Temptation Jamshid Heydari
As a screen writer
Year Title 2005 Escape 2001 Auto stop 2000 To Have or Not to Have
As a translator
Year Title 2005 Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi 1999 Songs My Mother Taught Me by Marlon Brando, Robert Lindsey
As a film critic
2007 Member of Jury at Berlin Film Festival 2007 Member of Jury at Cannes Film Festival 2006 Head of Jury at Reykjavik International Film Festival 2005 Member of Jury at Locarno International Film Festival 2005 Member of Jury at Thessaloniki Film Festival
- Best Actress, Cairo International Film Festival (2001)
- Silver Seashell, San Sebastian Film Festival (1993)
- Best Actress, Nantes Three Continents Festival (1992)
- Iranian women
- Iranian cinema
- List of famous Persian women
- Persian women's movement
- Fajr International Film Festival
- ^ "Niki Karimi". IMDB. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0439312. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- ^ a b c "Niki Karimi - Awards". IMDB. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0439312/awards. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- ^ a b "Niki Karimi". Cannes Festival. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. http://web.archive.org/web/20070927204449/http://www.festival-cannes.com/index.php/en/archives/artist/4235272. Retrieved 2007-08-31.
- ^ Niki Karimi :: Biography
- ^ Cannes Interview
- ^ "Festival de Cannes: One Night". festival-cannes.com. http://www.festival-cannes.com/en/archives/ficheFilm/id/4276704/year/2005.html. Retrieved 2009-12-12.
- Official Website
- Niki Karimi at the Internet Movie Database
- Profile on Cannes Film Festival website
- Niki Karimi interview with Radio Zamaneh
Cinema of Iran
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