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An Afternoon of Screenings and Discussion: Music in the Films of Kiumars Pourahmad



Speaker: Kuimars Pourahmad

Kuimars Pourahmad is a highly acclaimed Iranian film director and music plays a central role in his films.

We will be screening and discussing the following films:

  • 'Be khater-e Hanieh' (For Hannah’s Sake, 1994), music by Mohammad Reza Aligholi
  • 'Khaharan-e Ghareeb' (Estranged Sisters, 1995), music by Naser Cheshmazar.

Brief introductions to the films, the director and the film composers will supplement the screenings, which will be followed with a live internet Q&A with the director.

1pm Introduction to the day
1.05-1.25pm Dr Zeydabadi-Nejad (SOAS)  'A Brief Overview of Iranian film history'
1.25-1.30pm Introduction to the film
1.30pm Film screening 'For the Sake of Haniyeh'
2.50-3.20pm Break
3.20-3.25pm Introduction to the film
3.25pmFilm screening 'Strange Sisters'
5.05pmA specially recorded message from the director Kiumars Pourahmad and if technology permits a skype Q&A with the audience.

For further information, please contact Roya Arab:

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1.00pm - 6.00pmFriday 21st October 2016

AG09 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom

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