Gando

Iran

Running time: 8 minutes - Language: Farsi w/English subtitles - Year: 2020

Film Summary

Girls in Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran have to go far away from their village to get water. In most of the available water sources there lives an Iranian crocodile called Gando. While fetching water, many times children lose their legs or hands. People of this province do not treat Gandos badly as they believe that when there is a Gando there is water. This documentary film tells the story of a 9 year old girl named Hawa who lost her hand by Gando.

Category: Natural Environment

Filmmaker

Teymour Ghaderi

Teymour Ghaderi, born 1990 in Iran, graduated in screen writing and photography. He has written the short stories: The Address I’m lost and Summer Cold. Has directed 7 short films: “Pomegranate is the Fruit of Paradise”, “Picking the down” and “It Hit Upon the Roof”,… Winner of 70 national and international for the films.