The film – adaptated from of Shahrnush Parsipur’s magical realist novel of the same title – chronicles the interwoven lives of four Iranian women during the summer of 1953 – a cataclysmic time in Iranian history when an American-led, British-backed coup d’état brought down the democratically elected Prime Minister, Mohammad Mossadegh, and re-installed the Shah to power.
In Persian with English subtitles. 2009. 95 mins.
Here’s the schedule of screening at Time + Space:
Thursday-Sunday, September 2-5 at 5:30pm
Saturday, September 11 at 7:30pm
Sunday, September 12 at 3:30pm
Saturday-Sunday, September 18–19 at 3:30pm
Admission is $7; students $5.