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Event at Asia House in London: "Real Fictions: Unlocking The Iranian Cinema"

Source: The Bagri Foundation

The Bagri Foundation will host its next World Cinema Club at Asia House on Wednesday 2 July 2014 from 6.45-8pm. The aim of the club is to promote a deeper engagement with films from around the planet at meetings that are engaging, informative and enjoyable. This session turns its attention to Iranian Cinema with a talk by the respected film expert, Rose Issa.

Iranian cinema has its own distinct cinematic language that champions the poetry in everyday life and the ordinary person by blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality, feature film with documentary  Rose Issa

Accompanied by clips from important films, this talk will unlock Iranian cinema and explore how its poetic, humanistic and visually striking style has led to it becoming one of the most important regional cinemas in the world today.

Please find attached a flyer containing more details. The following is a list of recommended films for pre-viewing: 

  • Where Is the Friend's Home (1987), dir. Abbas Kiarostami
  • Crimson Gold (2003), dir. Jafar Panahi
  • Turtles Can Fly (2004), dir. Bahman Ghobadi
  • The Past (2013), dir. Asghar Farhadi 

Tickets for this event are available at the booking page for a £10 donation.

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