Upstate New York based Festival Cinema Invisible (FCI) continues its series of matching rarely screened international films with live music, international food and visual art at Proctor’s GE Theatre on Thursday, February 6th at 7pm.
The night will begin with a performance of instrumental international music from the Korisoron Trio followed by a rare screening of two short documentaries from Iran,
1. "Scorpio”, directed by Faride Saremi and Omid Hashemlu, 43 mins. A documentary about a group of musicians in Iran who achieved fame by playing rock and roll music in Tehran and their recollections and observations about "the early days of the rock music movement in Iran."
2. “Fire Bread and the Old Man”, directed by Shahruz Tavakoli , 26 mins. Faced with an ever changing city, one man continues to make bread in the traditional style.
Farzad Golpayegani one of the guitarists from KoriSoron will be presenting some of his recent paintings and drawings at the event and will be at the screening to engage in a Q&A style discussion on making music in Iran with FCI President Mahmood Karimi-Hakak.
The evening also features Persian style tea and sweets.
Admission is $10.
[Tickets will be available at the Proctor's Box Office]
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