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Elahe is an MA alumna in directing fiction at National Film and Television School in the UK.

She was ranked 1st on the university entrance exams (Konkour) and did her BA in film at Tehran University of Art.


Elahe’s first film was her BA graduation film, a short doc titled THE DOLL. THE DOLL is awarded as Best International Short at Hot Docs 2021 and nominated/selected for prestigious awards like International Documentary Association(IDA), Critics Choice Awards, Student Academy Awards, One World Media Award as well as prestigious festivals include more that 10 Oscar qualifying festivals such as Full Frame Documentary FF, Atlanta FF, Athens IFVF, Kerala IDSFFK well as tens of other International festivals like Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival. (Overall more than 50 festivals)

Her second documentary "Can I Hug You?" was world premiered at the International Short Competition at Sheffield Doc Fest, Jun 2023. 


Elahe concerns about children's and women's rights; Issues like child marriage, child abuse, gender discrimination, and social inequalities. She's also interested in telling stories about successful women in the world.

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