From Tehran to London + Q&A

(This film is immediately followed by the Film “Dancing Mania” in the same event.)

Mania Akbari’s From Tehran to London (2012), has a Russian-doll structure.Mania Akbari starts shooting a film titled "Women Do Not Have Breasts". It is a story about a couple by the name of Ava and Ashkan who live in a beautiful house located in the outskirts of the city with their caretaker couple, Maryam and Rahim. Ava is a poet and a writer, and Ashkan is a man from an upper class and bourgeois background. Unpredictable events happen that affect their relationship. Mania makes the film up to this point, until a few filmmakers are arrested in Iran. Mania leaves Iran and decides to finish her film in London due to the barred atmosphere of film making in Iran. She changes the title of her film to "From Tehran to London".
by Yavar Ghahreman (IMDb)

Director: Mania Akbari, Scriptwriters: Mania Akbari, Director of Photography: Ali Mohammad Ghasemi , Editor: Mastaneh Mohajer , Hamila Moayeri and Saad Ahmad Bires, Sound & Mix: Alireza Alavian, Sound Recorder: Vahied Moghaddasi Assistant Director: Amin Maher , Executive Producer: Amin Maher, Producer: Mania Akbari, Cast: Bijan Daneshmand, Neda Amiri, Elahe Hesari and Mania Akbari

Sunday, 23 August 2015 - 3:30pm
70 minutes
Studio Theatre , Harbourfront Centre
Persian (English Subtitle)

Mania Akbari (b. Tehran, 1974) is an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, artist, writer, and...

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Sunday, 23 August 2015 - 3:30pm
Studio Theatre , Harbourfront Centre