Hanged, Origami, Horn, The American Bull, Tangle, Absent Wound, Taxi Téhéran, Granddad Was a Romantic
Over the course of three days, the James Simon Gallery will present Iranian cinema of various genres and forms – short, feature, documentary, experimental and animated films with images and stories of Afghan immigrants, southern Iranian spiritual beings, rivers under stress, tigers as pets and unstoppable young women.
After the films, there will be discussions with filmmakers and experts. Scheduled guests are: Golineh Atai (Köln), Ghasideh Golmakani (Teheran), Prof. Katajun Amirpur (Köln), Ayat Najafi (Berlin), Sarah Maske (Berlin), Afsaneh Chehreghosha (Teheran/Strasburg), Maryam Tafakory (Iran) u. a.
“Iran Through Different Lenses” is a cooperation of “Visions of Iran” with the Heinrich Böll Foundation Berlin; on the occasion of the planned exhibition “Iran. Art and Culture from Five Millennia” (04.12.2021 to 20.03.2022 in the James Simon Gallery) it is supported by the “Friends of the Museum of Islamic Art in the Pergamon Museum e.V.”.
Attention: from Friday to Sunday there will be film screenings according to Hygienic Concept (3G) in the James Simon Gallery – with live talks! Tickets can be purchased through this website or limited through the box office.