Iranian Cinema through the Lens of Jamsheed Akrami
Sunday, January 13, 2019
The 30-minute film A WALK WITH KIAROSTAMI by Jamsheed Akrami (a scholar of Iranian cinema, film professor, and critic) who was a longtime friend of Kiarostami’s, will be featured in the program. Also included will be clips from three feature-length documentaries by Akrami about Iranian cinema: FRIENDLY PERSUASION, THE LOST CINEMA, and CINEMA OF DISCONTENT. Following the screening will be a discussion between Akrami and critic Godfrey Cheshire.
Screening as part of the first Iranian Film Festival New York, January 10 – 15, 2019. Tickets for festival screenings are $17 adults/$13 seniors/$12 IFC Center members.
Pictured: A WALK WITH KIAROSTAMI courtesy of Kino Lorber.
- Running Time 110 minutes
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