Events / Theatre and Film

Real Fictions – Unlocking Iranian Cinema, London Event

Real Fictions- Unlocking Iranian Cinema with Rose Issa copyThe Bagri Foundation World Cinema Club present a talk with renowned author and curator Rose Issa, alongside screenings of clips from iconic Iranian cinematic works, an event so educational that it even comes with its own recommended ore-viewing watch list.

The Bagri World Cinema Club have in the past put on similar event on the cinema of Hollywood and South Asia. How could they ignore Iran, one of the titans of world cinema? Tickets are £10, for what surely will prove an intense and informative session on July 2nd at Asia House in London centre (W1).

Iranian cinema has its own distinct cinematic language that champions the poetry in everyday life and the ordinary person by blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality, feature film with documentary – Rose Issa 
Bagri’s Recommended films for pre-viewing, of which most people will have seen at least one, as it includes Iran’s Oscar winner ‘The Past’: 
  • Where Is the Friend’s Home (1987), dir. Abbas Kiarostami
  • Crimson Gold (2003), dir. Jafar Panahi
  • Turtles Can Fly (2004), dir. Bahman Ghobadi
  • The Past (2013), dir. Asghar Farhadi