Documentary Film

Pejman Akbarzadeh, based in the Netherlands, is working on a documentary film on Taq Kasra (Arch of Ctesiphon). He has traveled to Iraq, Germany, France and the United States and interviewed historians and archaeologists on the history and architecture of this ancient Persian monument.

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Persian artifacts (Sasanian era), discovered around Taq Kasra in 1920s and 1930s, Metropolitan Art Museum, New York (Photo: Pejman Akbarzadeh)

The production is still ongoing but the critical situation in Iraq has delayed the project. The 45-min. documentary features both archival and recently-found material about the site.

TAQ-e KISRA (Source: “Persian Architecture” by Arthur Pope, 1965.)