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Documentary on Advent of Photography During Qajar Rule

Faraji’s 25-minute film centers mainly on a photographer named Mirza Javad who took numerous photos of famous figures
Documentary on Advent of  Photography During Qajar Rule Documentary on Advent of  Photography During Qajar Rule

Saeed Faraji’s new documentary “Mirza Javad” about the advent of photography in Iran is to be premiered at Cinema Museum in Tehran on Monday in a ceremony to be attended by the film crew. 
Mohammad Shah Qajar (1808-1848), his family and his courtiers were the first to pose for a camera in Iran. The photo was taken in December of 1842 by the Russian diplomat Nicolai Pavlov. 

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