A Good Time For Tragedy

Nasser Saffarian • 57m

وقتِ خوبِ مصائب Directed by Nasser Saffarian • 2006 • Iran Tribute documentary by Nasser Saffarian about influential poet and screenwriter Ahmadreza Ahmadi, the leading figure in Iran's New Wave Poetry movement. As Ahmadi provides insights into his life, the importance of knowing himself and his abilities, and the vital connection between sorrow and poetry, accolades pour in from the cultural community to emphasis the significance of his work. Artists, directors, critics and musicians alike line up to honour Ahmadi’s achievements, providing a sense of its power and discussing the influence it had upon them.