The Black Tear


IRIB-Semnan Center


Fathollah Amiri


Fathollah Amiri

Cheetah, for its dark tear line stretched from its eyes to the rims of its mouth, is distinct from other cat-like animals. Asian cheetah is a different sub-species from African Cheetah, and since it is extinct in all the regions of the world except Iran, it is called Iranian Cheetah. Today, less than 100 of these meritorious species are left, and it is considered critically endangered and covered an area as vast as Switzer- land, but the result was surprising...


Original Title: Ashk-e Siyah


Director: Fathollah Amiri

Camera: Arash Moharram Behnam Ghorbani

Editor: Majid Mohammaddoust

Sound: Abolfazl Abedi, Farzad Jafarian

Producer: IRIB-Semnan Center

Exec Producer: Fathollah Amiri

Genre: Documentary, Wild Life, Environment

Length: 163 min, 2015, HD