Iranica Conference 2017


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IWVAC-Australia are proud sponsors of the 2017 Association of Iranica in Australasia Conference: Mirrors of Iran: Cinematic Reflections & Refractions.

The Association of Iranica in Australasia, in partnership with Art Gallery NSW and the Persian International Film Festival invites you to a full day of engagement, discussion and cutting-edge research on Iranian Cinema.

This conference features cross-disciplinary discourse on the impact and presence of Iranian cinema across the globe and includes the screening of the documentary “76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami”, famous Iranian filmmaker, photographer and artist who passed suddenly last year . Kiarostami’s short film “Take me Home” will also be screening. This is his latest film completed before his passing.

Associate Professor Negar Mottahedeh from Duke University in the United States will present alongside a team of Australian experts in Iranian cinema: Dr Amin Palangi, Director of the Persian International Film Festival; Dr Michelle Langford, University of New South Wales; Dr Rosa Holman, Deakin University; Dr Gay Breyley, Monash University and Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd, Art Gallery of NSW film programme producer.

There will also be a live ensemble performance of Persian Classical Music.

Where: Art Gallery NSW, Centenary Auditorium, Art Gallery Rd, Sydney 2000

When: Sunday 8th October 2017, 10.15am – 4.30pm

Tickets: $50 – Full day event

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