IRANIAN CINEMA Through The Lens of Jamsheed Akrami
(سینمای ایران از نگاه جمشید اکرمی)
Documentary, 2018, Color, Iran
Language: Farsi with English subtitle
Director: Jamshid Akrami
Cast: Bahman Ghobadi, Asghar Farhadi, Dariush Mehrjui, Rakhshan Bani Etemad, Bahman Farmanara,Fatemeh Motamed Aria, Babak Payami, Noureddin Zarin Kelk, Reza Mirkarimi, Mojtaba Raee,Kamal Tabrizi
An old man has died and left a will, requesting his relatives, including his only child, Sayeh, to give his body to the autopsy room of the city’s medical college.
Sayeh, as the only child and inheritor, disagrees with her late father’s demand and refuses to deliver the body to the college agent. Different people, including her relatives and neighbors, try to convince her to respect and follow her father’s wish, however, her decision is not changed!
Born in 1969 in Tabriz, Asghar Yousefi nejad is a graduate of Film Directing. He’s been an established film critic and writer in Iranian film periodicals and he’s made short films, documentaries and TV series since 1990. The Home is his first feature film.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS:
Tehran’s Fajr IFF (Best Film, Best Script, NETPAC Award), Tokyo (Main Competition, 2017), Iranian Film Festival Australia (2017- Jury Special Award), Tallinn’s Black Nights (2017), Rome Asian Film Festival (2017), Habitat New Delhi (2018), Istanbul (2018), Beijing (2018), Iranian Film Festival in Copenhagen (2018), Iranian Film Festival UCLA (2018), Iranian Film Festival Cologne (2018), Transilvania, Romania (2018, Jury Special Award), Iranian Film Festival Berlin (2018), Iranian Film Festival Paris (2018), Eurasia Astana (2018)
Screening Date: Sunday, Jan 13- 5:00pm
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