Iranian Film Festival Australia

The Last Step
The Last Step
Now in its second year and showing nation-wide for the first time, the Iranian Film Festival Australia showcases the diversity of contemporary Iranian cinema, with an exciting mix of dramas and comedies.

Featuring both established and new Iranian directors and actors, the festival offers a glimpse into Iran's rich cinema history.

Wednesday 10 October - Sunday 14 October 2012
Full $15 Concession $12 ACMI Member $11
Mini Pass* (6 sessions): Full $72 Concession $60 ACMI Member $54
Opening Night $35
*Mini Passes not valid for Opening Night
NB > Passes can only be purchased by phone (03 8663 2583) or in person at the Tickets and Information Desk

The Last Step (Peleh ye akhar)

A deceased man reviews his complicated but loving relationship with his wife, in this tale narrated from beyond the grave.

Roots Back Home: Shorts Session

A diverse selection of shorts from Iranian filmmakers around the world, focusing on issues of Persian identity.

Facing Mirrors (Aynehaye rooberoo)

A female taxi driver and a woman seeking a transgender operation form an unlikely alliance, despite a clash of class and beliefs.

Mourning (Soog)

A black comedy meets road movie, following a family as they deal with a funeral, traffic jams and endless toilet breaks.

Hatred (Boghz)

A young Iranian girl and a young man, both third generation Iranian immigrants, search for their utopia in Istanbul.

Here Without Me (Inja bedoone man)

This contemporary Iranian adaptation of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, portrays a single-parent family living in Tehran.

The Orange Suit (Narenji poush)

A photojournalist shows his commitment to the environment by becoming a street sweeper in Mehrjui's box office hit.

Being Persian

Three documentaries and a discussion exploring Iran and what it means to be Iranian, wherever home may be.

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