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Spotlight: Boston's Iranian Film Festival

13 Jan 2011 02:29Comments

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"The White Meadows,'' a film by Mohammad Rasoulof in collaboration with Jafar Panahi,
tells the fable-like story of Rahmat, who collects tears as people unburden their sorrows
into glass jars. (M-Line Distribution)

[ spotlight ] The annual Boston Festival of Films from Iran (Friday through Jan. 29 at the Museum of Fine Arts) is one of the most extensive exhibitions of contemporary Iranian cinema in the United States. This year's edition showcases the compelling documentaries and innovative features that audiences have come to expect in the festival's 18 years, and from Iranian filmmakers, many of them living in exile or persecuted because of their commitment to portraying the realities of political and social oppression. read article in full


FEATURED FILMS

Frontier Blues Jan 14, 15, 16 | We are Half of Iran's Population Jan 15 | All Restrictions End Jan 15, 16 | Pearls on the Ocean Floor Jan 16 | Please Do Not Disturb Jan 19, 20 | My Tehran For Sale Jan 19, 20 | Gold and Copper Jan 21, 22 | Salve Jan 21, 22 | Park Mark Jan 22 | We'll Get Used to It Jan 22 | The Queen and I Jan 26, 27 | Molf-e Gand Jan 26 | All My Mothers Jan 26 | There's Nothing Behind the Door Jan 27, 28 | There Are Things You Don't Know Jan 28, 29 | White Meadows Jan 29

For hours and ticketing information please visit the Museum of Fine Arts Boston website.

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