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Upcoming event

Pelan #51: Here the Seats Are Vacant

  • Director: Shiva Sanjari
  • Feb. 11, 2023, 1 p.m.
  • /
  • North Vancouver City Library
  • Run time: 63

A tragic portrait of a woman in Iranian cinema before and after the Iran Revolution in 1979.
An unbelievable journey of a cabaret dancer who became an award-winning actress, a women's activist, a poet, and then one of the first female directors in Iran

Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GozsOd8zK8U

NOTE:
Language In Farsi with English subtitles
Seats are limited. Please register in advance via the following link:

https://www.nvcl.ca/events/iranian-documentary-series-pelan-3

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