Iranian author Ahmad Mahmoud is the subject of this probing documentary, chronicling five decades of Mahmoud's output, including well-received short story collections and novels. Displaying a strong interest in political themes, Mahmoud himself offers insights about how works such as "The Native Boy," "The Strangers," and "The Neighbors" reveal his concerns for the struggling and impoverished. 65 min. Soundtrack: Farsi; Subtitles: English; bonus short "Life in Fog" (1999). In Farsi with English subtitles.