Dir. Abbas Kiarostami, 1990, Iran 98 min.
One of Kiarostami’s most celebrated works, portraying a sensational real-life event— the arrest of a young man who fraudulently impersonated the renowned filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf. The story blurs the lines between fact and fiction, with the cast comprised of the actual people from the case playing themselves. A stunning investigation that poses questions about identity, existence, and the artistic process.
Thursday, April 16, 7:30 p.m. Jepson Hall, Room 118
Friday, April 17, 3 & 7:30 p.m. Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
Friday afternoon intro and discussion led by Sonja Bertucci, Visiting Professor of Film Studies.
Free and open to the public, all films are screened in their original language with English subtitles. The International Film Series (IFS) is sponsored by Boatwright Memorial Library and International Education.