Avaliha (1984) AKA First Graders


A documentary film about a boys school in Iran. The film shows numerous, funny and moving interviews of many different young pupils of this school summoned by their superintendent for questions of discipline. The man is not severe, but clever and fair. He teaches loyalty, fellowship and righteousness to these boys. Besides these interviews, we see scenes of this school’s quotidian life.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami. AKA First Graders


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One Comment

  1. October 15, 2019

    Thank you so much, Jon, and whoever requested this great doc by the late, lamented Abbas K.

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