I Want to Be a King (Iran, 2015, 70 min.) is Mehdi Ganji’s debut film. The Hassanlou Chalice (Iran, 1964, 20 min) turns its own story into that of Halladj. With comments by independent filmmaker Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri.
In Film Series: Rethinking Iranian Cinema, Aesthetics and Counternarratives. Curated by the Ajam Media Collective and Cine-Eye with NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and co-sponsored by NYU’s Iranian Studies Initiative and Grey Art Gallery.
Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. All programs are subject to change.