Cinewest Cinematheque presents a series of classical and award-winning feature films and retrospectives from around the world to familiarize the audiences with the history and contemporary world movies that are artistically and culturall significant.
This time round Cinewest will be having a special online screening so you can enjoy these film from the comfort of your own home
Sunday 14 June
Director: Narges Abyar
Fiction / 93' / Iran / 2013
Olfat is raising her children in hardship. She has one daughter and one son called Yonos who works in Kerman copper mine. One day, she finds a note at home with this massage "My friends and I are going to enter the war as soldiers". After reading this note, Olfat and his friend's parents got worried about their sons. When operation Valfajr failed, they received news about Yonos's friend. Olfat is waiting for her son too. As she finds out that the Iraqi radio announces the Iranian captives' names, she ties a radio on her back and carries it everywhere.
Screening Link: https://vimeo.com/133886751
Sunday 21 June
Director: Khashayar Mostafavi
Fiction / 92’ / Germany / 2017
Escaping war, a Syrian writer seeks asylum in Germany with his family which now only consists of him and a little girl after losing his wife on the escape route. Once they are settled in a refugee camp, he is forced to transfer her daughter's custody to a German family because of an incident occurred due to a misunderstanding. In the meantime, he finds integration with the German society exceedingly difficult since he is being received as an outcast. He gives up writing to earn his life and starts to identify himself with new jobs as a cleaner, a worker, and a waiter at the request of the host society.
Screening Link: https://vimeo.com/220734791
Sunday 28 June
Director: Joshua Provost
Documentary / 70' / USA / 2017
A visual artist and a musician create a series of works in which paintings and musical scores form cohesive pieces intended to be experienced together. The works interpret the excitement and monotony of life in the urban desert sprawl from the diverse perspectives of the native and the newcomer. An intensely focused document of the process of creation and collaboration as four new works come to life.
Screening Link: https://vimeo.com/251436474
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