A crowd of kids in winter clothes in a still from 'Homework' (1989)
A crowd of kids in winter clothes in a still from 'Homework' (1989)
Homework (1989)

The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

Homework

Mashgh-e Shab

Abbas Kiarostami | Iran | | Unclassified (15+)
Film

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Following the latest advice from the Victorian Government ACMI is temporarily closed. Unfortunately the screening of Homework on Wed 1 Sep has been postponed. 

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This formally rigorous documentary is mostly comprised of footage of Iranian primary-school students talking about their homework, lives in school and families.

With sensitivity and good humour, Kiarostami draws out, in stealthily heartbreaking fashion, the challenges imposed by war and politics on children.

Format: Colour, DCP
Language: Persian with English subtitles
Source: MK2
Courtesy: MK2
Duration: 74 mins

When

Postponed

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Duration

74 mins

Rating

Unclassified (15+)

Where

Cinema 1, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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(admission for 12 months of screenings from date of purchase)
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(admission for 12 months of screenings from date of purchase)
Full $295 | Concession $265

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Screens with

The Films of Abbas Kiarostami

Film season | 1–15 Sep

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