IU Cinema: "The Salesman" film

  • May 11, 2017
  • Indiana University Cinema
  • 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-1103
  • 7:00 PM to 9:04 PM
  • $3 IUB students, $6 non-students

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. However, once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife. Winner of the 2017 Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film. This is the fourth film of Asghar Farhadi’s to screen in IU Cinema, with the others being The Past, About Elly, and A Separation. In Persian language with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)

IU Cinema is screening The Salesman as part of The Seventh Art Stand, a coalition of cinemas across the United States programming a nation-wide series of film screenings and discussions. An act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia, the Stand will take place in May 2017, with more than 30 locations in 18 states confirmed. Participating cinemas, community centers, and museums will show films from the countries affected by Islamophobia and the Muslim Ban in this coalitional effort to elevate the cinemas and stories of the people affected by the executive orders inhibiting their rights to travel to the U.S.

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IU Cinema: "The Salesman" film