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Ehsan Khoshbakht is a London-based Iranian festival director, filmmaker, and screenwriter. He co-directs Il Cinema Ritrovato, a festival of classics and restorations, in Bologna, Italy. An architect by training, he has published numerous volumes on film.

As a documentary filmmaker, his Filmfarsi (2019) screened at Rotterdam and other festivals around the world, and his short film Duke Ellington in Isfahan has been select- ed for Telluride 2021.