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Six Pillars – Leeds Diasporic Film Series

Sanaz Raj discusses her interest in Iranian film and a week of full length film screenings running in conjunction with the Leeds International Film Festival.  The week, called the Iranian Diasporic Film Series presents a variety of film: from a documentary about the Shah’s widow to a fiction about a lesbian refugee from Iran who takes on the identity of a dead male acquaintance.

Sanaz and Fari discuss the screenings and accompanying talks, as we well as ‘Certified Copy Abbas Kiarostami’s latest film set in Italy, starring Juliette Binoche.