The Boston Festival of Films from Iran

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 at 1:00pm

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Schedule of Events:

1:00 pm–2:30 pm Old Men Never Die

Directed by Reza Jamali (Iran, 2019, 85 min.). In Farsi with English subtitles.

Beautifully filmed in a remote Iranian mountain village, Old Men Never Die is the story of a group of elderly men waiting out their few remaining days together. No one in their village has died since a former hangman, Aslan, moved there out of guilt, and the fear of the families of those he executed. Tired and ready for death, the old men attempt suicide, but are continually thwarted by local soldiers—or, possibly, a divine, cosmic force.

3:00 pm–4:50 pm Orange Days

Directed by Arash Lahooti (Iran, 2018, 102 min.). In Farsi with English subtitles.

Up against unfair odds, a tough-as-nails farm contractor proves she can compete with male competitors and lead her crew of female workers on northern Tehran’s largest orange harvest.

Location: Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)

Member: $10.00
Nonmember: $13.00

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