Khsoro Masoumi, born on 1957 in Behshahr studied cinema and television at Dramatic Arts University. He began his career in 1958 with Free Cinema in Bandar Abbas andlater in the early 80’s he began directing short and feature films.
Masoumi directed his debut feature in 1986 titled The Encounter.
Leaden Times (1986): Pesaro, Karlovy Vary and Delhi Film Festivals
Tradition of Killing Lovers (2004): Shanghai, Asia Pacific, Denver, UCLA, Moscow, Copenhagen and Delhi Film Festivals.
Somewhere Far Away (2006): Cairo Film Festival.
Wind Blows on the Meadow (2008): Pyongyang, Fajr, Byron Bay and Seattle Film Festivals.
Bear(2012): Shanghai, Antalya, Asia Pacific, Trento and Oslo Film Festivals.
Awards and Nominations:
Appreciated in Karlovy Vary Film Festival
Appreciated in Pesaro Film Festival, Italy
Tradition of Killing Lovers:
Best Director, Isfahan International Children and Young Adults Film Festival
Best Feature Film, Shanghai International Film Festival (2006)
Nominee for best feature, best director, best screenplay and best actor in Asia Pacific Film Festival (2004)
Appreciated in Denver, UCLA, Moscow, Delhi and Copenhagen Film Festivals.
Somewhere Far Away
Best Director, Cairo Film Festival
Wind Blows on the Meadow
Best Film, Fajr International Film Festival
Best Film, Byron Bay 2010, Australia
Best Director, Pyongyang Film Festival
Appreciated in Seattle Film Festival
Best Film, Shanghai Film Festival (2012)
Nominee for Best Film, Best Director, International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival
Nominee for Best Film, Best Director, Asia Pacific Film Festival
Best Film about Women in Trento Film Festival, Italy 2013
Appreciated in Oslo Film Festival