Persian International Film Festival, in partnership with Cinema Azadi, is proud to be holding a screening of BASHU, THE LITTLE STRANGER and a presentation in honor of acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Amir Naderi who has been screened and awarded nationally and internationally.
Special Tribute & Symposium
In partnership with Art Gallery NSW and The Association of Iranica in Australasia, we will host a full day of engagement, discussion and cutting-edge research on Iranian Cinema on 8th of October 2017.
This conference features cross-disciplinary discourse on the impact and presence of Iranian cinema across the globe and includes screening of above films in honnor of acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.
Associate Professor Negar Mottahedeh from Duke University
in the United States will present alongside Australian experts in contemporary Iranian Film and Screen, including Dr Amin Palangi, from Western Sydney University, Dr Michelle Langford from the University of NSW, Dr Rosa Holman from Deakin University, Dr Gay Breyley from Monash University, a PhD panel of students in Film & Screen Studies and the Art Gallery NSW film program producer, Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd. There will also be a live ensemble performance of Persian Classical Music.