Tag Archives: Iranian modern films

Film: “Makondo” – Sudabeh Mortezai’s (Iran) 1st feature film

MACONDODate: Friday, July 24, 2015
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Ave, New York, NY 10003)
Ticket: $10

Film by Sudabeh Mortezai
In Chechen and German with English subtitles, 2014, 98 min, digital

Since 2011, each annual edition of the Viennale (Vienna International Film Festival) has featured the granting of the MoreVALUE Film Award to one or more Austrian filmmakers whose films are included within the festival. The Award brings a cash prize as well as a one-month residency as a visiting film scholar hosted and organized by the Deutsches Haus at NYU. The screenings are co-organized by the Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York. The filmmaker will be there in person to present her work!

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Asia Society presents Film Series: A Tribute to Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi

Date: February 25-March 11, 2011
Venue: Asia Society and Museum (725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, NYC) 

The White Meadows (2009). (The Global Film Initiative)

Asia Society presents a film series that honors the work of critically acclaimed Iranian filmmaker JafarPanahi and highlights its global artistic and social significance. The series, which begins on February 25 and runs through March 11, includes three films Panahi directed, one film he edited, and a panel discussion exploring creative expression in Iran. Panahi has received international recognition for his work, garnering Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion, Berlin Film Festival’s Silver Bear, and Cannes Film Festival’s Camera d’Or awards. 

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