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Women of Iran film series: Border Cafe

Women of Iran film series: Border Cafe

Border Cafe, dir. Kambozia Partovi, 2005.

Kambozia Partovi. Iran. 2005. 105 min. 35 mm.

A young widowed mother takes a defiant stand and runs her late husband's restaurant against the threat of men in her community to shut down the business. Co-presented with Global Film Initiative (GFI). Part of GFI's Global Lens collection.

'A memorable portrait of one woman in Iran -- and, by extension, of the bleak sorrows of millions of women's lives.'-- Louise Kennedy, Boston Globe

Tickets: $7 members/students/seniors; $11 nonmembers
This film is presented as part of Women of Iran film series, with additional screenings on October 23 (Women's Prison) and October 30 (The Day I Became A Woman). Series discount available. Visit www.asiasociety.org/womenofiran/ for more information.

Event Details

6 November 2009
2:00pm - 3:45pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$7 members/students/seniors; $11 nonmembers