[csaa-forum] Panel Discussion and Film Screening at USYD
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PERSIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS TRIBUTE TO ASGHAR FARHADI,
SCREENING OF DANCING IN THE DUST AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Join us for the screening of Asghar Farhadi’s first, and never before seen
in Australia, feature Dancing in the Dust (Raghs dar Ghobar) followed by a
panel discussion about the cinema of the region.
Venue *Room 011, New Law Building, University of Sydney*
Date *Wednesday May 9 2012*
Screening *6:00-7:30 pm*
Panel *7:30-9:00 pm*
Cost *$15 adults, $13 concession. Tickets sold at the door.*
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*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE*
SYNOPSIS OF THE FILM
Nazar, torn by his love for a woman deemed inappropriate by social
standards, tries to fulfill his obligation to the law and the community by
paying off the bride-price, only to find himself in desperate straits. His
entanglement with a solitary snake catcher in the desert brings physical
and emotional distress to both, but hope and love are not lost in this
stunning, lyrical tale.
*Runtime* 95 mins
*Language* Farsi with English subtitles
*Cast* Faramarz Gharibian, Yousef Khodaparast and Baran Kosari
*Awards* Winner of Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor
at Asia-Pacific Film Festival (2003); Special Jury Award at Fajr Film
Festival (2003); Silver St. George for Best Actor at Moscow International
Film Festival (2003); New Currents Award at Pusan International Film
ABOUT THE PANEL DISCUSSION
Join us for a lively discussion about Iranian cinema with Assoc. Prof.
Vrasidas Karalis (Modern Greek, Sydney), Dr. Michelle Langford (Media,
UNSW), Dr. Omid Tofighian (UWS/Wollongong) and moderated by Dr. Chris
Hartney (Studies in Religion, Sydney) after the screening of the film.
For more info check out our site: http://www.persianfilmfestival.com or
email us at info at persianfilmfestival.com
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