Hojjat Taheri

This film depicts the oak forests of Zagros, including the cities of Yasouj, Noorabad, Dehdasht and the cities of Firozabad and Noorabad in Fars province, and the sad story of wood smuggling.


"Moribund" is a compelling documentary that follows the life of Mahmoud Yazdanpour, an environmental activist, as he works to preserve oak forests while also caring for his father. The film showcases the dangers and efforts of foresters in combating wood thieves, capturing stunning cinematography along the way. This gripping story sheds light on the crucial importance of protecting our natural resources and the sacrifices made by those who fight to preserve them.

Yazdanpour's passion for the environment is palpable, and viewers will be drawn into his world as he navigates the challenges of preserving the forests he loves. The film also paints a vivid picture of the impact of illegal logging, highlighting the devastating effects it has on ecosystems and local communities.

Overall, "Moribund" is a must-see for anyone interested in environmental activism and the fight to protect our planet's natural resources. It is a powerful reminder of the importance of preserving our environment for future generations.


Original Title: Ehtezaar

Cast & Crew:
Director: Hojjat Taheri

Producer: IRIB – Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Centre
Executive Producer: Hojjat Taheri

Genre: Documentary
Length: 75 min, 2022, HD