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Abbas Kiarostami: Life as Art

UC Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive

Kiarostami, regarded as the most important Iranian filmmaker to emerge after the 1979 political revolution, is an intriguing figure. Trained in painting and graphic design, his improvisational films are noted for their humanism and minimalist aesthetic, and a fusion of reality and fiction. This comprehensive retrospective, opening this month with poetic works such as "Through the Olive Trees" and "The Wind Will Carry Us," runs through the Decembe


This is what SF/Arts curator Sura Wood had to say about Abbas Kiarostami: Life as Art :

Kiarostami, regarded as the most important Iranian filmmaker to emerge after the 1979 political revolution, is an intriguing figure. Trained in painting and graphic design, his improvisational films are noted for their humanism and minimalist aesthetic, and a fusion of reality and fiction. This comprehensive retrospective, opening this month with poetic works such as “Through the Olive Trees” and “The Wind Will Carry Us,” runs through the December.

Event Info
Ends in 68 days:
Aug 02 → Dec 21
Wed-Sun various times. Check website
$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students • $8 UC Berkeley faculty & staff, Non-UC Berkeley students, disabled, 65+, 18 & under • $12 General admission
Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street , Berkeley
Info: 510 642-0808
Venue: 510/642-0808
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