Best of the 2016

IRANIAN FILMS

London Iranian Film Festival is an annual, independent film festival held in London, United Kingdom. It is now entering its seventh year. It is the only festival in the UK that is dedicated to Iranian independent cinema, with this year's event taking place from the 28th of October to the 6th of November. The Festival showcases films that consistently explore Iranian culture and identity.


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 Iranian Film Festival


28 October

till

3 November 2016


Film Festival

Countdown

17 Days

London

Iranian Film Festival

Name: Yahya Keep Quiet (Yahya Sokoot Nakard)


Date: On the 29th October 2016


Time: From 8:40 to 9:05 pm


Description:

- Yahya Sokoot Nakard


- 85 mins


- In Farsi with EN subs


IRN | 2015 | dir. Kaveh Ebrahimpour, with Fatemeh Motamed Aria, Mahan Nasiri, Neda Jebraili, Touraj Mansouri


Seven-year-old Yahya is being looked after by his aunt, a strange, childless woman with secrets and a controversial reputation. As Yahia adapts to his new, mysterious world he also sets out to seek the meaning of life. An adventure that will cost him dear. Yahya Didn’t Keep Quiet won Best Film at this year’s Tripoli International Film Festival.


Prices: £12 for adults

£10 for students, children, others

Yahya Keep Quiet

76 Minutes and 15 Seconds


Taste of Cherry

Name: Taste of Cherry (Ta'm e guilass)


Date: On the 30th October 2016


Time: From 4:20 to 5:57 pm


Description:

- Ta'm e guilass


- 97 mins


- In Farsi with EN sub


IRN | 1998 | dir. Abbas Kiarostami, with Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari


Middle-aged Mr. Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) wants to end his life. He drives through the hilly outskirts of Tehran, searching for someone to bury or rescue him. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami’s Taste of Cherry is an emotionally complex meditation on life and death.


Prices: £12 for adults

£10 for students, children, others


Name: 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds


Date: on the 30th October 2016


Time: From 6:50 to 8:06 pm


Description:

- 76 Daghigheh va 15 sanyeh


- In Farsi with EN subs


IRN | 2016 | dir. Seifollah Samadian, with Abbas Kiarostami, Juliette Binoche, Massoud Kimiai, Jafar Panahi | doc


Premiered at the 73rd Venice Film Festival, this documentary is an intimate portrait of the late director Abbas Kiarostami compiled by long-time collaborator and friend, Seifollah Samadian. Devoid of interviews, the film uses exclusive video footage spanning many phases in Kiarostami’s life and career to describe a multitalented artist and an exceptional man who joyfully embraced life.


Prices: £12 for adults


£10 for students, children, others

7th London Iranian Film Festival

28 October - 3 November 2016

The Salesman  

28th Oct 2016

Iranian Film Festival

EVENTS

The Salesman  

29th Oct 2016

Rabidity

29th Oct 2016

Paradise  

29th Oct 2016

Bodyguard  

29th Oct 2016

Taste of Cherry  

29th Oct 2016

76 Minutes and 15 Seconds  

29th Oct 2016

Lantouri  

31st  Oct 2016

Wednesday  

1st  Nov 2016

Daughter

2nd Nov 2016

I

30  Oct 2016

Drought and Lie

30  Oct 2016

Inadaptable

30  Oct 2016

Crossed Out Memories

29th Oct 2016

The Last Hero

30  Oct 2016