Film Screening
I Want to Be a King! and This Worldview Goblet, I Said

In conjunction with the exhibition Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran

I Want to Be a King (Iran, 2015, 70 min.) is Mehdi Ganji’s debut film. The Hassanlou Chalice (Iran, 1964, 20 min) turns its own story into that of Halladj. With comments by independent filmmaker Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri.

In Film Series: Rethinking Iranian Cinema, Aesthetics and Counternarratives. Curated by the Ajam Media Collective and Cine-Eye with NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and co-sponsored by NYU’s Iranian Studies Initiative and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. All programs are subject to change.

Starts 3/24/16 5:30 pm
Ends 3/24/16 8:30 pm
Location Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Screening Romm (LL2)
255 Sullivan Street (at Washington Square South)
Cost Free