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Know Your Place

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Amidst the landscape of a transforming city, a young boy confronts the reality of change and loss.

Directors Spotlight

Zia Mohajerjasbi


Zia Mohajerjasbi is an Iranian-American filmmaker from Seattle, a city that has served as the primary focus of his work. He has directed music videos for Blue Scholars, Macklemore and Jake One, as well as a 2007 mockumentary short with standup comedian Hari Kondabolu, Manoj. In 2015, he wrote and directed the award-winning narrative short Hagereseb, and is also the cinematographer and director of an ongoing storytelling series, The Charcoal Sky. Completed in 2022, Know Your Place, which Zia wrote and directed, was shot on location in Seattle and is his debut feature film.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English, Tigrinya
  • Director: Zia Mohajerjasbi
  • Cast: Joseph Smith, Natnael Mebrahtu, Selamawit Gebresus, Esther Kibreab, Haileselassie Kidane
  • Editor: Marty Martin, Zia Mohajerjasbi
  • Executive Producer: Zia Mohajerjasbi, Josh Peters, Harry Calbom, Samira Gagné Ludwin, Adam Ludwin
  • Music: Richard Skelton
  • Producer: Zia Mohajerjasbi, Ty Walker p.g.a.
  • Production Design: Karleigh Engelbrecht
  • Screenwriter: Zia Mohajerjasbi
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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