Born in Tehran, Tara Najd Ahmadi is an experimental filmmaker who has shown her short films in Tehran, Edinburgh, Toronto, Croatia, New York, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Los Angeles, Tucson, Albuquerque. Tara has received awards and grants including New York State Council on the Arts in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund (2017), Robert Flaherty Seminar Fellowship (2017), Norman Art Council´s Individual Artist Award (2011), the Madeline Collaborate Fellowship from (2009 to 2012) and the 2009 OVAC Momentum Spotlight Honorarium. Tara has an MFA in filmmaking and is currently working on a PhD in the Graduate Program in Visual & Cultural Studies at University of Rochester. Currently based in Vienna.
A Week with Azar (IRN/SVN/USA 2018, 11 min) //
Productive Frustration (IRN/USA 2016, 13 min) //
The Drowning Friend (USA 2014, 2 min) //
Measuring the Level of Resistance (IRN/USA 2012, 5 min) // Where Do You Think You Are Going? (USA 2012, 1 min) // Gut Theory (USA 2011, 5 min)