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