Women of Iran film series: Border Cafe
Kambozia Partovi. Iran. 2005. 105 min. 35 mm.
A young widowed mother takes a defiant stand and runs her late husband's restaurant against the threat of men in her community to shut down the business. Co-presented with Global Film Initiative (GFI). Part of GFI's Global Lens collection.
'A memorable portrait of one woman in Iran -- and, by extension, of the bleak sorrows of millions of women's lives.'-- Louise Kennedy, Boston Globe
Tickets: $7 members/students/seniors; $11 nonmembers
This film is presented as part of Women of Iran film series, with additional screenings on October 23 (Women's Prison) and October 30 (The Day I Became A Woman). Series discount available. Visit www.asiasociety.org/womenofiran/ for more information.