IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL

We are happy to inform you that, we INDO CINE APPRECIATION FOUNDATION in association with
Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mumbai are organizing a IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL from
13-15 March 2017 at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Chennai

Schedule

1. Today | Emrouz | Dir.: Reza Mirkarimi | 2014 | 88 min (13 Mar 2017 | 6.00 PM)

A taxi driver takes a young woman at a small Iranian hospital. As long as he gets there he realizes that he must take crucial decisions that may change his life.

2. Intruder | Dir.: Sirus Alvand | 2002 (13 Mar 2017 | 7.30 PM)

An unknown woman disturbs the marriage of a film star. Nima Dadgar, 50 years old, has married Ghazal, a young student. Nima is shooting a film titled ”Ashes Of Love” with a well trained talented director. But Nima’s peaceful life is disrupted by the telephone calls of an unknown girl.

3. Weeping willow | The Willow Tree | Dir.: Majeed Majidi | 2005 | 96 min (14 Mar 2017 | 6.00 PM)

Youssef, a blind university professor, is suddenly diagnosed with a fatal disease and must undergo treatment in France. Back home, will he find the life he had before?

4. One line of Reality | Dir.: Ali Vazirian | 2012 | 84 min (14 Mar 2017 | 7.45 PM)

The career of a journalist couple, Kasra and Forough is endangered in the aftermath of political and social changes, which have led to the closure of many Iranians journals. They publish a cultural-literary weekly magazine titled Farhang-e Fakhteh, however they are facing several problems which discourage them to carry on the job. Such difficulties put them on the verge of bankruptcy, but a proposal made by a foreign institute transforms their life.

5. I am a Mother|Dir.:Fereydoun Jeyrani|2011| 99 min (15 Mar 2017 | 6.00 PM )

Ava,is a young mother who claims responsibility for the murder of Saeed, the man who raped her daughter, in order to spare her daughter from qisas, the law of equal punishment. As Saeed’s relatives clamour for capital punishment, Ava ponders the sacrifice she has made for her child, a decision she believes any mother would make. But will that be enough to liberate her from the barbs of her community and help her on the road to redemption?

6. Days of Life| Dir.:Parviz Sheikh Tadi | 2012| 88 min (15 Mar 2017 | 7.45 PM )

When the resolution is accepted for ceasefire between Iran and Iraq, the inhabitants of a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital are confronted by a sudden attack by the Iraqi army. A physician couple frantically try to save the lives of the many injured people sprawled around the increasingly bloody hospital. An intense drama from director Parviz Sheikh Tadi.

Venue : Russian Centre of Science and Culture, No-74, Kasturi ranga Road, Chennai- 600 018
Date : 13th – 15th March 2017

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