Art and Experience: Narges Abyar, the director of the acclaimed drama “Track 143”, will be discussing gender in Iranian cinema during a two-day seminar opening today at the Completeness University in Madrid.

Entitled “Representaciones De Género En El Cine Irani”, a number of Spanish scholars will also be attending the seminar, Iran’s Cultural Office in Madrid has announced on its website.

In addition, the film “Track 143” is scheduled to be screened at the University of Salamanca located in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid on May 10 followed by a question and answer panel to be attended by Abyar.

“Track 143” is about a great maternal sacrifice during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war as Olfat is waiting for her missing-in-action son to return home.

The program has been organized by the two Spanish universities in collaboration with Iran’s Cultural Office in Madrid.