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What Did You Dream Last Night, Parajanov?

Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 2:00 pm

Location: Bartos Screening Room

Dir. Faraz Fesharaki. Germany/Iran. 2024, 80 mins. DCP. In Persian with English subtitles. Fesharaki, the cinematographer of Alexander Koberidze’s What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? as well as fellow First Look selection Arthur&Diana, proves himself a supple and inventive director in his own right with this poignant personal documentary. Composed almost entirely of webcam footage gathered during Skype calls between the Berlin-based, Iranian émigré, his parents in Isfahan, and occasionally his friend Rahi, the film gradually assembles a warts-and-all portrait of a family separated by space, but still profoundly connected in each other’s hearts, minds, and dreams. International premiere

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / discounted for MoMI members ($7–$11). There is a $1.50 transaction fee per ticket for all online purchases. The cost of admission may be applied toward a same-day purchase of a membership. 

Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission.


About the filmmaker:

A bespectacled person poses for the cameraFaraz Fesharaki is an Iranian-German filmmaker and award-winning cinematographer living in Berlin. While studying Dramatic Literature and Film Studies at the Tehran University of Art, he attended Abbas Kiarostami’s workshop and began making his own short films. In 2012, he started studying at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin. His graduation film as a cinematographer, What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? by Alexandre Koberidze, premiered in the Berlinale Competition in 2021. What Did You Dream Last Night, Parajanov? is his first feature film as a director.