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Fifi Howls from Happiness

Iran/USA/France 2013, 103 min, Dir: Mitra Farahani
Persian with subtitles


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Bahman Mohassess was a celebrated artist at the time of the Shah. Trained in Italy, he created sculptures and paintings in his homeland. But audiences often took offence at the pronounced phalli on his mostly naked bronze figures and his work was regularly censored. All traces of him were lost after the revolution. It was said he destroyed his remaining paintings and disappeared.




December 29, 2023
7:00 pm