Movie night about Afghan refugees in Iran: “Three, Four Days Ago” & “Baran”

Sunday June 1st 2014, Movie night about Afghan refugees in Iran. Short film: “Three, Four Days Ago” By “Dornaz Hajiha” (2011). Feature film: “Baran” by Majid Majidi (2001). Films with English subtitles. Door opens at 8pm, film begins at 9pm.

Baran – After the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, over 1.4 million Afghans fled to Iran seeking sanctuary and work. In this extraordinarily spiritual drama by Majid Majidi (*Children of Heaven, The Color of Paradise*), the plight of these refugees is vividly portrayed. They are strangers in a strange land forced to make do in dire circumstances after the loss of everything near and dear to them.
Synopsis: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat’s secret changes both their lives.

Film night at Joe’s Garage, doors open at 8pm, film begins at 9pm, free entrance. You want to play a movie, let us know: joe [at] squat [dot] net