* Postponed a week. New Time: February 15th 6 p.m.
Join Aftab in our screening of 3 short internationally acclaimed documentaries by film director, producer and cartoonist, Fazlolah Tari. The event also includes an exhibit of Fazlollah's artwork focusing on racism and poverty.
Please RSVP. There will be free Drinks and Food!
1) A Meeting with the Leaf (Winner Audience Favorite Documentary 17th Moondance Film Festival, Official Selection at 2nd Chicago Feminist Film Festival)- 14 minutes.
An elderly lady whos husband passed away long time ago, believes that his soul is in a tree that has grown since he has passed. So she believes that he is alive.
2) God's House (Best Documentary at 1st International Religious Film Festival Iran, Official Selection at 24th Roverreto Film Festival, Italy 2012) - 32 minuts.
A short documentary about the Atigh Jame' Mosque, a 9th-century mosque in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, Iran. Atigh Jame Mosque is an ancient religious site of Shiraz and a personal favorite, of the 14th century mystic and poet, Hafez. The mosque played a imporant social and political role in its time influencing the poetry of Hafez.
3) Lonliness Full of Hubbub (Best Documentary and Best Editing in 17th national youth film festival Iran) - 18 minutes - 2010.
A short documentary about the coal mine workers working in northern Iran near the Caspian Sea. The documentary gives a poetic narrative of the dangerous conditions these men work and live in.