Plays Monday, March 9 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan!

Beginning our Abbas Kiarostami: A Retrospective film series – Written and Directed by Kiarostami, this dark, intense, and emotional film follows a depressed, middle-aged man as he travels the Iranian countryside searching for someone to bury him after he commits suicide. Eventually, he encounters a Turkish taxidermist who tries to get him to see life’s beauty.

1997. Drama. 98 min. NR.

Featuring an introduction and post-film discussion with Arash Javanbakht (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Wayne State), and Cameron Cross (Assistant Professor of Iranian Studies at U of M). Thank you to our community partners in the Iranian Graduate Student Association at U-M.

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