Iran

MVIFF 2018: THE CHARMER (Please note we have moved show time to 9:15pm)

, | 2017 | 100 minutes | | ,
directed by Milad Alami

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An intense drama about a young Iranian desperate to meet a woman who can provide a “paper marriage” so he can stay in Denmark. Then he falls in love—just as his past catches up with him.   Winner of top prizes at international film festivals in Taipei, Palm Springs, Warsaw, Tbilisi, and…

THE SALESMAN

, | 2017 | 125 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Asghar Farhadi

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Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, who also helmed the Oscar-winning feature A Separation.

TAXI – Last Showing!

| 2016 | 82 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jafar Panahi

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This lauded slice-of-life movie stars exiled Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi as he poses as a taxi driver in Tehran, in this series of portraits of everyday characters hiring his driving services. Jafar Panahi’s Taxi offers another round of societal commentary from a director whose entire filmography stands as a daring act of…

ABOUT ELLY

| 2015 | 119 minutes | | ,
Directed by Asghar Farhadi

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From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes this gripping mystery set among a group of old friends on a holiday retreat. With the return of their close friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of former college pals decide to reunite for a weekend outing by the Caspian Sea. The…