TRIBUTE TO ABBAS KIAROSTAMI: THE TRAVELER
August 11 only
Introduced by Ahmad Kiarostami.
Preceded by Kiarostami’s short film SOLUTION (11 min)
At one point in CLOSE-UP, the main figure, Hossein Sabzian, says, “I am the child from the film THE TRAVELER who’s left behind.” Made in 1974, Abbas Kiarostami’s THE TRAVELER tells the story of a young boy who goes to great lengths to take a bus trip to see his favorite soccer team. Kiarostami has said that he considers the film to be his first authentic feature.
Directed by Abbas Kiarostami. Iran. 1974. 71 min. B/W. DCP. With English subtitles.
August 11 Pass for A WEDDING SUIT at 2pm and THE TRAVELER at 4pm for $20 available at the box office while supplies last.
Part of TRIBUTE TO ABBAS KIAROSTAMI.
Co-presented by Diaspora Arts Connection.
NOTE FILMS START RIGHT AT THE LISTED SHOWTIME. Roxie Theater trailers play during the 30 minutes prior to showtime.
FREE OR DISCOUNTED FOR MEMBERS
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