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IRAN: A Filmaker Who Wanted To Make A Movie On “Jesus” Arrested By Police


Iranian security officials arrested three Christian converts, including a filmmaker, in the province of Isfahan in September.

Shahram Ghaedi
Shahram Ghaedi

Shahram Ghaedi, an Iranian actor who was previously in an Iranian movie about the life of Christ and played Jesus on stage. He was arrested when police raided on his house, Authorities also confiscated Ghaedi’s computer and many books in the raid.

Ghaedi is a member of St. Paul Church in Isfahan and part of Iran’s Young Artists Association of Fooladshahr. He wanted to make another movie about Jesus and had directed several plays, including “The Last Supper.”