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Starless Dreams and Hey, Humans
May 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM$10
UCLA Film & Television Archive presents “UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema.”
Starless Dreams (Iran, 2016)
Royahaye Dame Sobh
Directed by Mehrdad Oskouei
Documentarian Mehrdad Oskouei crafts a delicate but powerful portrait of young Iranian women struggling with abuse and addiction at a detention facility where they share with his camera their stories of pain, hope and resilience.
DCP, color, 76 min.
Hey, Humans (Iran, 2016)
Directed by Rakhshan Banietemad
The latest documentary from master filmmaker Rakhshan Banietemad (Tales, Largess) quietly extolls the tireless work of the Chain of Hope Institute, which connects Iranian children in poverty who have serious heart and orthopedic conditions with international doctors who perform the life- saving surgeries they need.
Director: Rakhshan Banietemad. Producer: Rakhshan Banietemad. Cinematographer: Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah, Mohammad Hadadi. Editor: Shirin Barghnavard. Music: Siamak Kalantari.
DCP, color, 66 min.
FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.