Chicago to host 8 Iranian films
Art and Experience: The 28th Annual Festival of Films from Iran running at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago is presenting a number of movies by Iranian directors working within and outside of Iran.
‘Jew’s Harp in Minor Scale’ by Maryam Sepehri, which is a portraiture of Hamid Naficy, a scholar of cultural studies of diaspora, exile, and postcolonial cinemas and media, will be screened during the event.
‘Pig’ by Mani Haghighi, ‘Reza’ by Alireza Motamedi, and ‘I Want to Dance’ by Bahman Farmanara are among the films selected to go on screen during the festival, which opened on February 2.
Also included are ‘Sheeple’ by Houman Seyyedi, ‘Sly’ by Kamal Tabrizi, and ‘Tale of the Sea’ by Bahman Farmanara.
The festival will be running until March 3.