Farid Zarrinbal

He was born in Teheran, Iran, but later fled the country due to the Iran-Irak war (1985) and ended up in Germany before seeking asylum in Sweden the same year. He then began a journey in 1994 that brought him to L.A. where he attended classes in Van Mar Academy Acting classes 1996. His passion for story telling got him an entry to the New York Film Academy in the year 2000 and was graduated as a film director. As a writer, director, lead role and producer of “Sanctuary”, this is his heaviest attendance, involvement and most contemporary film yet.