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Jafar's Blue Tiles

Directed by Deepa Mehta
Canada, 1977 (documentary / children's, 25 minutes, colour, English)

Film Description:
"The restoration of a 600-year-old brick dome in his village is the focal point of fourteen-year-old Jafar's interests and activities as he is seen making and installing twelve richly colored tiles that adorn the dome. Told from Jafar's point of view, explains the significance of the project and the brickmaking process in the culture and customs of his country and captures vistas of the Iranian landscape."
-- WorldCat (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Deepa Saltzman, Paul Saltzman
Produced by: Deepa Saltzman, Paul Saltzman
Production Company: Sunrise Films
(sources)


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