A Retrospective of Iranian Short Films is a student-run event curated by MFA student Leila Khalilzadeh under the supervision of Department of Studio Arts at the Mel Hoppenhein School of Cinema. It will showcase a selection of exemplary Iranian short films produced in recent years.
More than 20 films (animation, documentary, experimental and fiction) are scheduled over two days. On April 14th, Concordia University professor Peter Rist will give a lecture on Iranian contemporary cinema after the first day of screenings 8:00 pm. April 15th, the second day of screenings, will include a panel discussion around 8:15 pm with filmmakers. Peter Rist will moderate.
For more information and the event program visit the Facebook event page.