Iranian movie night: The Song of Sparrows (2008)

The_Song_of_SparrowsSunday May 3rd 2015, Iranian Movie night: Avaze Gonjeshk-ha, آواز گنجشک‌ها , The Song of Sparrows by Majid Majidi (2008). In Farsi with English subtitles. Door opens at 8pm, film begins at 9pm. Free admission.

When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter’s hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes into a world alien to him – incredibly hectic Tehran, where sudden opportunities for independence, thrill and challenge him. But his honor and honesty, plus traditional authority over his inventive clan, are tested, as he stumbles among vast cultural and economic gaps between his village nestled in the desert, and a throbbing metropolis.
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Film night at Joe’s Garage, cozy cinema! Doors open at 8pm, film begins at 9pm, free entrance. You want to play a movie, let us know: joe [at] squat [dot] net