I Want to Dance

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Iranian Film Festival encore screening added on Jan 30!

Mr. Farzaneh is a lonely, sad writer who has been facing writer’s block for a long time now. After an accident leaves him with the echo of a rhythmic Persian dance song in his head, all he wants to do is dance. But everything thinks he’s gone crazy. His new behavior stirs trouble not only with his family but also with the authorities.

Screening as part of the first Iranian Film Festival New York, January 10 – 15, 2019. Tickets for festival screenings are $17 adults/$12 IFC Center members.

  • Country Iran
  • Language Persian with English subtitles
  • Running Time 95 minutes
  • Director Bahman Farmanara
  • Writer Omid Sohrabi
  • Editor Abbas Ganjavi
  • Cinematographer Davood Amiri
  • Cast Saber Abar, Mahnaz Afshar, Mohammad Reza Golzar, Behnaz Jafari, Reza Kianian

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