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15 June 2017: Seconds


76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami
Seifollah Samadian
2016 | 76 min | Colour & B/W | Digital

This is a Portrait of an artist, whose exceptional approach to Art and life, defined him as one of the most ardent admirers of life itself. The leading aim of this documentary is to share 76 minutes and 15 seconds of undiscovered moments of Abbas Kiarostami’s life and work, in commemoration of his 76 years and 15 days of creative journey. The shots of this documentary are selected out of hundreds of hours of footage, filmed during 25 years of friendship, inside and outside Iran in various occasions: film festivals, photo exhibitions, photography sessions, artistic events, workshops and some unique moments of his daily life.

Take Me Home
Abbas Kiarostami
2016 | 16 min | B/W | Digital

Abbas Kiarostami takes his camera to south of Italy and shows us a beautiful and playful video of alleys and stairs.

Part of our Abbas Kiarostami season