Zhirleh
Feature Film / Documentary / IRAN 2019

In village of Zhivar (Kurdistan,Iran) Hawraman region, there is a strong woman Known by local as “MadarKhe-Nan”. She is trying to solve problems/issues of her village alone.
In order to solve these, she plans to establish a council in the region, this council is called “Zhirleh”.
But an incident happens on the day the council is formed that changes everything


Director: Bahar Rohani

Supervisor of the project: Bahar Rouhani
Producers: Arash Ayesh – Bahar Rouhani
Production Company: AICVIVO
Project Administrator: Ccut Studio
Investor: Kayvan Raghib Motlagh

Director of Photography: Hamidreza Zeinali
Editor: Hadi Ahmadi
ScreenPlay: Ccut Studio Writers Workshop
Writers Supervisor: Bahar Rouhani
Writers: Bahar Rouhani – Asieh Asadi – Arash Ayesh – Ali Hazratpour – Hamidreza Zeinali
Sound: Hamid Daei Jani
Sound Designer: Hossein Ghourchian
Project Consultant: Hamidreza Zeinali
Producer’s Successor: Roghieh Hassan Zadeh
Assistant Producer: Ali Sadeghi
Set Secretary: Asieh Asadi
Photographer: Mahin Mohammadzadeh
Poster & Trailer: Arash Pournamdarian
Director of behind the scenes & Aerial Images: Arash Pournamdarian


Technical Format

Preview Screen-er Format:

  • MP4 H264 (HD 1080, Stereo 320, 48 kHz )

Exhibition Format:

  • DCP
  • HD 1080 ~ 2.35:1  aspect ratio

Company Definition

AICVIVO Company was formed in 2017 by Arash Ayesh & Bahar Rouhani for the production of cinematic films. In the first step, produced a documentary series on the anthropology of villages in the world with the aim of recording the present time of the villages and focusing on the thinking of the people living in them. These products are designed to preserve the heritage of the land for the future.


Films produced by AICVIVO from the Anthropology Documentation of the World’s Villages:

  • Gagerio / Iran – Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province-Saragh-Aside Village / 2018
  • Zhirleh / Iran – Kurdistan Province – Zhivar Village / 2019
  • Zagh Bour / Iran – Semnan Province – Desian & Giver Village / 2019
  • Resurgence / Iran – Gilan Province – Kelishom Village / 2019

Distributor & Sales Agent: Finish Films

Official Selections:

  • 7th Duhok International Film Festival, Iraq 2019