NYC: Abbas Kiarostami retrospective starts tomorrow


Abbas Kiarostami is one of the finest directors to come out of Iran, and one of the most acclaimed and important voices in international film. His movies include Taste of Cherry, the Koker Trilogy, The Wind Will Carry Us, Certified Copy, and Like Someone In Love.

If you live in New York area, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is doing a Kiarostami retrospective from February 8th to February 17th. A Close-up of Abbas Kiarostami will feature a number of the director’s narrative films and documentaries as well as his shorts. The retrospective will coincide with the release of Like Someone in Love on February 15th.

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Hubert Vigilla
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