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Colgate/Flaherty Film Screening and Reception

Films by Maryam Tafakory, 2019 Colgate/Flaherty Filmmaker-in-Residence and other filmmakers, with Professors Mary Simonson, Ani Maitra, and Neta Alexander

Monday, November 4, 2019 

5:30-6:30 p.m. | Pre-screening reception at Boulton & Watt |  5 Avenue A, New York, NY 
7:00-9:00 p.m. | Screening and discussion at Anthology Film Archives | 32 Second Avenue (at 2nd St.)

Members of the Colgate community are invited to this screening and discussion with this year's Global Filmmaker-in-Residence Maryam Tafakory and other filmmakers. Connect with Film and Media Studies faculty members beforehand at a casual reception.

Please let us know if you will be attending the pre-screening reception, screening and discussion, or both.
Pre-screening reception: Free to attend
Screening and discussion: Purchase at box office ($12, $9 for students and seniors) on the day of the screening

Maryam Tafakory (b. Shiraz, Iran) is an artist-filmmaker based in London. Her work draws on the notion of ‘personal as political’ in a fractured narrative that involves a subtle negotiation between factual and fiction, exploring allegorical forms of visual narrative, using abstracted, symbolic and textual motifs and their on-screen representation. Part performance, her work draws on womanhood and rites of passage interweaving poetry, (self)-censorship and religion, combining a formal minimalist syntax and figurative mode of representation. Her work has been exhibited internationally including at Rotterdam IFFR, Edinburgh EIFF, Zurich Film Festival, Melbourne MIFF, ZINEBI, Hamburg IKFF, ICA London, BFI London, Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Ji.hlava IDFF, Barbican Centre London, New York UnionDocs, and BBC Three. She has received several awards for her films including Best Short Film at Dokumenta-Madrid.

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Monday, November 4
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Flaherty Film Screening and Discussion: Filmmaker Maryam Tafakory
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