28 Percent Pure

Short | Fiction | 2015 | Iran | 1 min

Taking place in a near future, this short film is about a simple story of a theft.

Directed by Khashayar Rahimi, Shahin Javadi Nejad
Cast: Bahram Emrani, Babak Rahim Nejad
Cinematography by Khashayar Rahimi
Edited by Khashayar Rahimi
Sound Designer: Shahin Javadi Nejad
Colorist: Bahram Emrani


General Info

Completed: October 2014 | Premiere Date: 11 Nov 2014 | Genre: Comedy, Fiction | Country of Origin: Iran

Technical Specs

Runtime: 1 min | Sound Mix:  Stereo | Color: Color | Aspect Ratio: 16:9 | Camera:  iPhone 5S


There are several posters on the wall advertising "Aqua Water" with the following tagline: "Presenting the world's purest water"

There is a prequel episode called "Watergate" available on the film's special edition DVDs.

Shot in less than a day with mobile phones.

Awards & Festivals

Tehran Water Film Festival  | Tehran, Iran | Winner 2nd Place
Mobile Film Festival 2015 | France | Official Selection
Ramdam Cine Pocket Festival 2016 | Belgium | Official Selection
WaterAid sH2Orts 2015 | United States | Official Selection
60 Seconds or Less Video Festival | Los Angeles, United States  | Official Selection
International Mobil Film Festival | San Diego, United States | Official Selection
International Mister Vorky Film Festival 2015 | Ruma, Serbia | Official Selection
May Day Sustainability Shorts Film Festival | Urbana, United States | Official Selection
International River Film Festival 2015 | Padova, Italy | Winner Best 100 Seconds Film
International Green Culture Film Festival 'Green Fest" | Belgrade, Serbia | Official Selection
Filmambiante Film Festival | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Runner-Up
Ephemeral Film Festival | Pennsylvania, United States | Official Selection
KinoLite International Film and Music Festival | Runner-Up
London Shows International Film Festival | London, United Kingdom | Runner-Up
Cinevana - Hollywood | Hollywood, United States | Official Selection
100 Seconds International Film Festival | Tehran, Iran | Official Selection
Water Take 1 Online Short Film Festival | Ventura, United States | Official Selection 
Velcom Smartfilm Festival | Minsk, Belarus | Official Selection
SmartPhilm Fest 2017
| Virginia, United States | Official Selection