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Certainly Today

Iran, 2004 (MIFF 2004, Abbas Kiarostami Recommends Programme 2)

Director: Batin Ghobadi

Certainly Today (Hatman Emrooz),/I>

Two men are commissioned by the Iranian Kurdistan province's Office of Hygiene to vaccinate the children in a remote village. But the kids are not willing and set about to escape'

D Batin Ghobadi, Bijan Zaman Pira S Batin Ghobadi P/WS Iranian Independents L Kurdish w/English subtitles TD Video/Col/2004/14mins Batin Ghobadi was born in Iranian Kurdistan in 1979. Films include: Painting (1992), There is No Antenna Coverage Here (2004). Bijan Zaman Pira was born in Iranian Kurdistan in 1965. Films include: The Mirror (2001), In Dreaming of School (2002), The Century (2003).

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