Iranian Cinema: Innovation, Revolution, Cinephilia
Sat 14 Nov, 10.00am – 5.00pm
The latest one-day film course from the Cambridgeshire Film Consortium: delivering high-quality, film-related activities to benefit students and the wider community around Cambridge
With its unique overview of Iranian cinema, explore how its films foretold and supported the Revolution and eventually suffered from Islamisation. From the private screenings for the Qajar shahs in late 19th century, to the underground, post-revolutionary cinema of today, the course focuses on major films and filmmakers, the place of cinema in Iranian culture and history and key issues such as identity, class struggle and cinephilia.
Tutor: Ehsan Khoshbakht – Iranian author/film critic. Cost: £55 / Members £50
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