Friday, February 17, 2006
243. سينماي ِ ايراني دور از ميهن: سه نمايش در انجمن ِ فيلم
Experience The World Through The Art of Cinema
CINEMA of EXILE
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2006, at 6:30 PM
Writer, Director, Producer: Bahman Maghsoudlou-1972, B&W, 20 min., Documentary, Iran
A documentary about a famous Iranian caricaturist, who has lived in America since 1976. Selected for the Leipzig Film Festival, 1996. Maghsoudlou is currently working on an updated and expanded hour-long version of this documentary.
SILENCE OF THE SEA
A Film by: Vahid Mousaian
Produced by: Bahman Maghsoudlou
Special Guest: Bahman Maghsoudlou
Siavash, a man in his late 30s, left Iran years ago and lives in Sweden with his wife and two children. One day he realizes he wants to go back for a visit and decides the best place to do so is Qeshm Island, because, despite belonging to Iran, it is a free port and doesn't require a visa. Being there he feels he is in Iran, but it does not fully satisfy his homesickness and nostalgia, because his old home is on the other side of the island.He buys a mobile phone and with it manages to contact his friend Hossein in Khorramabad. Hossein asks him not to leave the island and explains to him the dangers if he were to come back.
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In the Memoriam of FOROUGH FAROKHZAD
Film Society is proud to present a special program: Images of Iranian Women in the Arts
SUNDAY MARCH 12, 2006, AT 6:30 P.M.
Celebrating the International Women's Day, we are proud to present Mahin Amid, Poet and writer, Pari Amini, Painter, Roya Aryanpad, filmmaker and actor, Frough Farokhzad, poet and filmmaker, Mitra Rahbar, singer and songwriter-composer, Homa Sarshar, writer and journalist, Ziba Shirazi, singer and song-writer-composer, as part of our Images of Iranian Women in the Arts series.