Thursday 2nd May 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
Three women at a different stages of their lives: A young woman (Marziyeh) who dreams of becoming an actress, Behnaz a veteran actress and Maedeh an actress from before the islamic Revolution. Marziyeh sent Behnaz a desperate video asking for help. Her parents promised to let her go to the Conservatory, but now they have let her down.
Iran 2018 – Persian and Azerbaijani with subtitles – Directed by Jafar Panahi with Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei – 100 min
Once more defying a filmmaking ban, Iranian director Jafar Panahi sounds the depths of traditional values in a road movie with actress Behnaz Jafari – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
The great Iranian director, currently under house arrest, has delivered a purposefully oblique – if always enjoyable – meditation on acting, reportage and political unrest – THE GUARDIAN