Mission Statement

The Kiarostami Foundation’s mission is to archive and manage the films, photographs, and other works of Abbas Kiarostami, to increase knowledge of and interest in the work of Abbas Kiarostami, to promote his work worldwide, and to encourage or participate in new art and educational projects in keeping with the spirit of his work.

Board of Directors

Peter Becker

Director & Producer

Lizbeth Hasse

Media & Entertainment Lawyer

Alejandro Iñárritu

Director & Producer

Marin Karmitz

Director & Producer

Ahmad Kiarostami

Entrepreneur & Producer

Massoumeh Lahidji

Interpreter & Translator,
Specializing in Film

Richard Linklater

Director & Producer

Tom Luddy


Shirin Neshat