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Six Pillars – Insight & Rakshan Bani Etemad

A season at the British Film Institute of the work of female film director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad. Organised by small not-for-profit company Insight, the season was accompanied by masterclasses given by Bani-Etemad herself and marks the first ever comprehensive screening outside of Iran of her work.

David Omid Alamouti discusses Insight’s alternative models of film-making and the singular style of Bani-Etemad, masterclasses with Mike Leigh and Polish film.

Music by rap artist Reveal and Simorgh linked to Insight through a Contemporary Iranian Music event at Camden Underworld later that month that featured in the Bani Etemad workshops in a student film