Bahram Beyzaie: A Mosaic of Metaphors

January 26 only

‘A comprehensive review of the master’s remarkable work, mostly through the experiences of the women who have worked with him, this timely documentary on Bahram Baizai is a valuable source for film scholars as well as lovers of Iranian cinema.’

-Gönül Dönmez-Colin

Q&A with director Bahman Maghsoudlou after the show!

behind the scenes image of bahram and cameras surrounding him.

Bahram Beyzaie (b, 1938) is a dramatist and filmmaker, and undoubtedly one of the most important Iranian scholars of the performing arts of the twentieth century. He is a writer, director, playwright, essayist and, above all, an intellectual who has served and influenced his country through more than fifty books and eleven feature films. Beyzaie is a master of theatre and cinema, having produced work in both fields.

This film focuses on his cinematic vision and style in the films he has written, directed, edited and produced between 1970-2009.

behind the scenes with the director sitting on an orange couch

In 2010, Bahram Beyzaie left Iran to teach at Stanford University in California. This is the third part of History of Iranian Cinema.

Directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou, In Persian with English Subtitles, DCP, 67 mins.

NOTE FILMS START RIGHT AT THE LISTED SHOWTIME. Roxie Theater trailers play during the 30 minutes prior to showtime.



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