Film Screening
The Paternal House and Needle

In conjunction with the exhibition Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran

In The Paternal House (Iran, 2012, 105 min.), a terrible family secret haunts several generations of women. Needle (USA, 2013, 21 min.) follows young Lilly as she goes to get her ears pierced. With comments by Vahid Mortazavi, Film Khaneh.

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, capacity limited. All programs are subject to change.

Starts 5/6/16 5:30 pm
Ends 5/6/16 7:30 pm
Participants Vahid Mortazavi, Film Khaneh
Location Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Screening Room (LL2) 255 Sullivan Street (at Washington Square South)
Cost Free


Program Types: Film Screening