Do You See Me?

A short documentary about the human rights challenges faced by the homeless community on the streets of Calgary.

Creative team

Writer/director/producer: Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdi

Filmmaker’s statement

[This film] was a commissioned project by the Calgary Homeless Foundation to support a document released last summer which was a suggested charter of human rights focused on the homeless community that we are hoping will be passed into legislation.

I was delighted to have been chosen to make this film as part of my personal practice revolves around the study and dissemination of social issues.

About Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdi

Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdi

Ramin has been working since 2005 as a professional media artist, filmmaker and the creative director of Nur Films, a one-stop creative and production firm in Calgary.

Ranging from short commercial works to feature projects, many of Ramin’s films have been broadcast and screened at festivals, winning awards and recognition locally, nationally and internationally.

From experimental art instillation and documentary work to commercials, music videos and episodic TV shows, and a slew of short films, Ramin is inspired by all that is visually stunning and by stories not often told. Though his interests vary, his mindset is always tainted with an indie sensibility that favours composition and style.

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