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Career Retrospectives

  • Mini retrospective at Nottingham Contemporary, 2018

  • Mini retrospective at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, 2016

  • Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival, 2014

  • Sderot International Film Festival, Israel, 2014

  • Danish Film Institute, DFI Copenhagen, Denmark, 2014

  • Oldenburg Film Festival, Germany, 2013

  • British Film Institute, ‘With Love from Tehran’, BFI London, UK, 2013

  • BBC Persia, 2012

 

Museum & Gallery

  • Matt’s Gallery in London, Lubion by Mania Akbari and Douglas White, 2021

  • Solo Exhibition at VO Curations, Mr Majidi and the Electricity Box, 2019

  • Curating “Body Politics” at Whitechapel Gallery London, Sep 2019

  • Lubion Group Exhibition at Studio Gallery BWA Wrocław, August 2019

  • 10+4 Screening at WhitechapelGallery, London, April 2019

  • Group Exhibition“FROM AFAR” at Malta Contemporary Art, Life May Be-Malta,2018

  • Nottingham Contemporary Gallery, “Enraciné2- Short film” -London, 2018

  • Annely Juda Fine Art Gallery, “Enraciné2- Short film” – London, 2018

  • Whitechapel Gallery, “In My Country Men Have Breasts” – London, 2016

  • Museum Centre Pompidou, “10+4” – Paris, 2015

  • Ankara Museum Contemporary Art, Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival, “Life May Be”- Turkey, 2015

  • Screening at Centre de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona, “In My Country Men Have Breasts” – Spain, 2016

  • Museum of Fine Art Boston, “One, Two, One” – USA, 2013

  • Museum of Fine Art Boston, “10+4” – USA, 2013

  • Royal College of Art, “Video Arts called Self and Sin” – London, 2009

  • Exhibition in the Calendidonna Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Udine, Italy, 2009

  • Xerex Gallery, “6 Video Arts” – London, 2008

  • Tate Modern, “Video Art called Self” – London, 2007

  • Iranian Group Exhibition, “6 Video Arts” – Rome, Italy, 2006

  • The exhibition, Locarno International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Switzerland, 2005

  • 15th Video Brazil, “Video arts called Self, Sin” – Saopaolo – Brazil, 2005

  • The exhibition, City of Women International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Slovenia, 2005

  • The exhibition, Peru International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Peru, 2005

  • The exhibition, Salento International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Italy, 2005

  • The exhibition, High Falls International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Rochester, NY, USA, 2005

  • The exhibition, Gijon International Film Festival, “6 Video Arts” – Spain, 2005

  • The exhibition, Kakhe Niyavaran, Niyavaran Place Gallery, “6 Video Arts” – Tehran, Iran, 2004

 

TV Screening

  • BBC Persia, 20 Fingers,10+4, One.Two.One, 30 min to 6, UK, 2017

  • BBC Persia, 10+4, One.Two.One, 30 min to 6, UK, 2014

  • BBC Persia, 20 Fingers, Crystal, 10+4, One.Two.One, 30 min to 6, UK, 2012

  • Channel 4, 20 Fingers, 10+4, France, 2012

  • Channel 4, 20 Fingers, 10+4, UK, 2009–2010

  • Arte, France- 20 Fingers, 10+4, 2008 

 

Festival Screening 

Dear Elnaz" (2021) 

  •  IDFA Film Festival, Amsterdam, 2021

  •  HOTDOC CANADA, 2021

  •  DOXHOT Film Festival,  Vancouver, Canada, 2021  

  • Sheffield Documentary International Film Festival, UK, 2021

  • Screening at Barbican, London, UK  Jan 2022

“Lubion” (2020)

“l’œil d’Oodaaq” digital art festival in Rennes, France 2021 

  • Matt’s Gallery in London, Lubion by Mania Akbari and Douglas White, 2021

  • CASABLANCA International Video Film Festival, 2020

  • Solo Exhibition at VO Curations, 2020

 “A Moon for My Father” (2019)

  • Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, 2020

  • Block Museum, Chicago, 2019

  • REDCAT, Los Angeles, 2019

  • University of California Santa Cruz, 2019

  • Miradasdoc, Tenerife, University of Aberdeen, 2019

  • MIEFF,Moscow, 2019

  • NYU, New York, 2019

  • 43rd Göteborg Film Festival, 2019

  • OVNI, Nice,2019

  • WOLF Cinema, Berlin,2019

  • 17th International Film Festival TORUN, Poland,2019

  • 43ª Mostra Sao Paolo, Brazil,2019

  • 19ª DocLisboa, Portugal,2019

  • DOKUARTS at the German Historical Museum in Berlin,2019

  • CINEMONDES, Berck-sur-Mer, France,2019

  • 48th Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Canada,2019

  • The 17th Internationale Festival Signs of the Night, Paris, 2019

  • WoFF: World of Film International Festival Glasgow,2019

  • Cinema For All, Sheffield, UK,2019

  • 10th Festival Internacional CineMigrante in Buenos Aires,2019

  • Dokufest International Film Festival Kosovo,2019

  • New Horizons International Film Festival Poland,2019

  • Odesa International Film Festival Ukrain,2019

  • Kerala International Doc Film Festival India,2019

  • ICA, London, 22 Jun 2019

  • ICA, London, 15-19 Jun 2019

  • Barbican, London,2019

  • 59th Krakow Film Festival Poland,2019

  • 22. International Flying Broom Women’s Ankara Film Festival,2019

  • Goldsmiths University London,2019

  • CPH: DOX International Doc Film Festival, Denmark,2019

  • Opening night, Essay Documentary Film Festival at ICA, 2019​

  Life May Be” (2014)​

  • CINEMONDES, Berck-sur-Mer, France,2019

  • Female Gaze at Metro Cinema in Edmonton, 2019

  • Life May Be & Iranian Cuisine, Belfast, 2016

  • 38th Women’s Film Festival, France, 2016

  • New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland, 2015

  • Gothenburg International Film Festival, Sweden, 2015

  • Tempo Documentary Festival, Sweden, 2015

  • Epos International Art Film Festival, Israel, 2015

  • Vilnius International Film Festival, Kino Pavasaris, Lithuania, 2015

  • Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2015

  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland, 2015

  • Cinema Minimum Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2015

  • Middle East Now Festival, Italy, 2015

  • Buenos Aires Festival Inter de Cine Independiente, Argentina, 2015

  • Docaviv Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, Israel, 2015

  • Movies and Meanings, USA, 2015

  • Festival Signes de Nuit, France, 2015

  • Atlanta Film Festival, USA, 2015

  • Traverse City Film Festival, USA, 2015

  • Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo, 2014

  • Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland, 2015

  • Kaunas International Film Festival, Lithuania, 2014

  • Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon, 2014

  • Astra Film Festival, Lebanon, 2014

  • Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Mostra, Brazil, 2014

  • Torino Film Festival, Italy, 2014

  • Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival, Australia, 2014

  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2014

  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2014

     

 “One.Two.One” (2011)

  • Tirgan Iranian Film Festival, Toronto, 2015

  • Iranian Woman Film Festival, Göteborg, Konserthuset, Sweden, 2014

  • UCLA Celebration Of Iranian Cinema, Los Angeles, US, 2014

  • Bristol Radical Film Festival, Bristol, UK, 2014

  • Admiralkino, Vienna, Austria, 2014

  • Nour Iranian Film Festival In Los Angeles, USA, 2013

  • Persian International Film Festival Sydney, Australia, 2013

  • Edinburg International Film Festival, Edinburg, UK, 2013

  • Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival Ankara, Turkey, 2013

  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland, 2013

  • International Rotterdam Film Festival, 2013

  • Sheffield University, Sheffield, 2016

  • Liverpool Small Cinema, Liverpool, 2016

  • SunScreen is GlassEye’s arthouse/independent night, London, 2016

  • Tirgan Iranian Film Festival, Toronto, 2015

  • Museum Fine Art Boston, USA, 2013

  • Elles Tournent” International Film Festival, Bruxelles, 2013

  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2012

  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Swiss, 2012

  • Izmir International Film Festival, Turkey, 2012

  • Femme, Cinéaste, Iranienne 3 films de Mania Akbari, en exclusivité dès le, Swiss, 2012

  • Gene Sickle Film Center, USA, 2011

  • Sao Paulo Int’l Film Festival, Brazil, 2011

  • Denver Film Society, USA, 2011

  • Goa Int’l Film Festival, India, 2011

“10+4” (2007) 

  • CINEMONDES 2019, Berck-sur-Mer, France, 2019
  • Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2019

  • Clouse Up Cinema, London, 2017

  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2015

  • Nouvel Odéon (Cinéma) Paris, France, 2014

  • SOAS University, UK, 2012

  • Taipei Film House, Taiwan, 2011

  • Les Rencontres du Cinema Documentaire, France, 2010

  • Atmosphere 53/Reflets du Cinéma Film Festival,France, 2009

  • Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche, Italy, 2009

  • Scripps College Humanities Institute, USA, 2009

  • Kuala Lumpur Int’l Film Festival, Malaysia, 2008

  • Filmer a Tout Prix, Belgium, 2008

  • Alternative, Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona, Spain, 2008

  • Carthage Int’l Film Festival, Tunisia, 2008

  • Aramex Int’l Film Festival, Mexico, 2008

  • Sao Paulo Int’l Film Festival, Brazil, 2008

  • Iranian Film Festival, Netherlands, 2008

  • Ourense Int’l Film Festival, Spain, 2008

  • Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2008

  • Films from the South, Norway, 2008

  • Barcelona Film Festival, Spain, 2008

  • Festival Int’l de Cinema Feminin, Brazil, 2008

  • Red Cat, USA, 2008

  • San Francisco Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2008

  • L’ACID, Cannes International Film Festival, France, 2008

  • Flying Broom Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2008

  • Buenos Aires Int’l Film Festival, 2008

  • Tetouan Film Festival,Marrakech, 2008

  • Alwan Film Festival, USA, 2008

  • Cinema Novo Festival, Belgium, 2008

  • Cleveland Film Society, USA, 2008

  • Istanbul Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2008

  • Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival, Sweden, 2008

  • Rencounters Cinema de Manosque, France, 2008

  • Int’l Film Festival of Kerala, India, 2007

  • Festival 3 Continents, France, 2007

  • Museum Fine Art Boston, USA, 2007

  • Chicago Int’l F.F. USA, 2007

  • Pusan Int’l F.F, Korea, 2007

  • Vancouver Int’l Film Festival, Canada, 2007

  • San Sebastian Int’l Film Festival, Spain, 2007

“6Videoarts” (2007) 

  • Royal College of Art, “Video Arts called Self and Sin” – London, 2009

  • Exhibition in the Calendidonna Festival, Udine, Italy, 2009

  • Xerex Gallery, London, 2008

  • Tate Modern, “Video Art called Self” – London, 2007

  • Iranian Group Exhibition, Rome, Italy, 2006

  • The exhibition, Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland, 2005

  • 15th Video Brazil, “Video arts called Self, Sin” – Saopaolo – Brazil, 2005

  • The exhibition, City of Women International Film Festival, Slovenia, 2005

  • The exhibition, Peru International Film Festival, Peru, 2005

  • The exhibition, Salento International Film Festival, Italy, 2005

  • The exhibition, High Falls International Film Festival, Rochester, NY, USA, 2005

  • The exhibition, Gijon International Film Festival, Spain, 2005

  • The exhibition, Kakhe Niyavaran, Niyavaran Place Gallery, Tehran, Iran, 2004

 

“20 Fingers“ (2004)​

  • CINEMONDES, Berck-sur-Mer, France,2019

  • Nouvel Odéon (Cinéma) Paris, France, 2014

  • Taipei Film House, Taiwan, 2011

  • Les Rencontres du cinema documentaire, France, 2010

  • Centro Esperssioni Cinematografiche, Italy, 2009

  • Rencontres Cinema de Manosque, France, 2008

  • Black Movie, festival de films des autres mondes, Switzerland, 2008

  • La Rochelle Int’l Film Festival, France, 2007

  • Iranian Film Festival, Netherlands, 2006

  • Syracuse Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2006

  • Dhaka Int’l Film Festival, Bangladesh, 2006

  • Black Nights Int’l Film Festival, Estonia, 2005

  • Dameshug Int’l Film Festival, Syria, 2005

  • Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, Hong Kong, 2005

  • Wine Country Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2005

  • High Museum of Art in Atlanta, USA, 2005

  • New Horizon Int’l Film Festival, Poland, 2005

  • Digital Int’l Barcelona Film Festival, Spain, 2005

  • Femina Int’l Women’s Film Festival, Brazil, 2005

  • Lying Broom Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2005

  • Cinema Panora-Folkets Bio Malmo,Sweden, 2005

  • Kino Otok Isola Cinema,Slovenia, 2005

  • Nashville Film Festival, USA, 2005

  • Newport Beach Film Festival, USA, 2005

  • Int’l Women’s Film Festival in Seoul, Korea, 2005

  • Tiburon Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2005

  • Buenos Aires Film Festival, Argentina, 2005

  • California Institute of the Art USA, 2005

  • Int’l Women’s Film Festival Gender Institute, USA, 2005

  • Istanbul Int’l Film Festival, Turkey, 2005

  • Amnesty Int’l USA Film Festival, USA, 2005

  • Rotterdam Int’l Film Festival, Netherlands, 2005

  • Human Rights Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2004

  • Bahamas Int’l Film Festival, USA, 2004

  • Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA, 2004

  • International Film Festival, India, 2004

  • Stockholm Film Festival, Sweden, 2004

  • High Falls Film Festival, USA, 2004

  • AFI Film Festival, USA, 2004

  • Gijon Int’l Film Festival, Spain, 2004

  • Sao Paulo Film Festival, Brazil, 2004

  • Human Rights Film Festival, Spain, 2004

  • Vancouver Film Festival, Canada, 2004

  • Venice Film Festival, Italy, 2004

“Crystal” (2003)

  • BBC Screening

  • International Tribeca film festival, USA, 2004