Thursday, February 9, 2023
Location: Gateway Film Center
Contact: Global Engagement
Join the International Affairs Office and Global Engagement Team to meet new friends, explore new cultures through international cinema, and enjoy an exciting night at the cinema every first Thursday of the month!
The next international film series will take place on Thursday, February 9th at 6pm at the Gateway Film Center with the Iranian drama No Bears (2022). The film is in Persian and Azerbaijani with English subtitles and closed captions.
Show your BuckID after 5:30pm for free tickets. The first 30 students to arrive will receive free popcorn and drinks at the concession stand.
About the movie:
2022 Venice International Film Festival Special Jury Award
One of the world’s greatest film artists, Jafar Panahi, has spent the past 30 years carefully crafting reflective works on artistic, personal and political freedom despite repression by the Iranian government. . Now, as the international film community lashes out at his summer 2022 arrest and continued imprisonment for his vocal support of independence for his fellow artists, Panahi presents us all with a new virtuoso. I gave you the early work of the art.
of no bears, As with many of his recent works, Panahi plays a fictionalized version of himself. In this case, he moved to a rural border town to remotely direct a new film in nearby Turkey. he. Struggling to complete the film, Panahi becomes embroiled in a local scandal, confronting tradition and progress, city and country, belief and evidence, and a universal desire to reject oppression.
For more information, visit the Gateway Film Center and watch the trailer.