Iran

3 Faces

Friday, November 2 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 7 at 2:15pm

After her family prevents her from taking up her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory, a provincial girl sends a video plea for help. Well-known Iranian actress Behnaz Jafari is distressed by the video, abandoning her shoot and turning to acclaimed filmmaker... Read more

The Last Fiction

Friday, November 2 at 7:00pm

Based on classic Persian literature — “The Shahnameh,” or “The Book of Kings,” by the poet Ferdowsi — the animated “The Last Fiction” follows the twin stories of upstart ruler Zahak, who makes a treacherous rise to the throne in Jamkard (ancient Persia), and of... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Animation 1

Friday, November 2 at 9:40pm
Animated selections that will warm your heart and blow your mind.

Narrative Shorts: Drama

Sunday, November 11 at 3:00pm
A program in which things take a decided turn toward the dramatic.

Narrative Shorts: Fantasy

Thursday, November 8 at 9:15pm
A compendium of classic yarns and modern parables.

No Date, No Signature

Saturday, November 3 at 2:10pm
Tuesday, November 6 at 2:10pm

When forensic pathologist Dr. Nariman hits a motorbike with his car, he injures the motorcyclist’s 8-year-old son. Although he offers to take the child to a clinic nearby, the father refuses his help and money. The next morning, in the hospital where he works, Dr... Read more

SLIFF/Kids Family Shorts 2

Sunday, November 4 at 3:00pm
A children's program with a sophisticated touch that's perfect for kids ages 8-12.