10 on Ten

Saturday, August 10 - Wednesday, August 14, 2019

“As [director Abbas Kiarostami] goes through basic topics like “Script,” “Subject,” “Location,” and “Music” and elucidates his thoughts on each and how they’ve changed over the course of his filmmaking, the effect is akin to having a private session with one of cinema’s greatest — imagine the difference between Bresson reading his “Notes on Cinematography” to you and explaining each tenet, and idly paging through the text alone. Kiarostami’s lessons in 10 ON TEN are illuminating and fascinating.” – Jeff Reichert, IndieWire

“I cannot claim that I didn’t enjoy [Kiarostami’s] lecture, that I didn’t come away from 10 ON TEN with the desire to grab an XL1 and document something, that I didn’t find exhilarating the director’s insistence that digital video frees film from the clutches of capital and censorship.” – Michael Koresky, IndieWire

Picture: Abbas Kiarostami directing.

  • Language In Persian/Farsi with English subtitles.
  • Year 2004
  • Running Time 88 minutes
  • Director Abbas Kiarostami
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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