Rouzbeh Rashidi, born in Tehran in 1980, is an independent Iranian filmmaker. He has been making films since 2000 when he founded the Experimental Film Society in Tehran, devoted to avant-garde, experimental, and low-budget filmmaking. He is currently based in Dublin. Strand (Iran-Ireland: Experimental Film Society, 2009) was shot in Iran in 2008. For more information about Rashidi, visit <www.rouzbehrashidi.com>.