Born in Tehran, Sepideh Farsi moved to Paris to study mathematics, but soon drifted towards cinema. After some short films, her documentary Homi Sethna, Filmmaker won several awards. Followed by Harat and Tehran Without Permission, that both premiered in Locarno. Her first two features Dreams Of Dust and The Gaze premiered in Rotterdam film festival. She then directed The House Under The Water, followed by Red Rose, premiere in Toronto film festival 2014, followed by Despo, Labros, Spyridoula & Papandreou. Her last documentary 7 Veils won the Grand Prix of the French Competition in FIDMarseille festival (2017). She just finished shooting her new feature film I will cross tomorrow.