Feb 16, 2012


Atafeh and Shireen, the protagonists in 'Circumstance' (2011)

On Monday (20.02.2012, KSU Common Room) at 11am we shall be screening the movie 'Circumstance' by independent Iranian-American director Maryam Keshavarz, the film has won numerous awards last year, notably the Audience Award winner at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

The film will be in Persian, with English subtitles.

Atafeh and her brother, Mehran, have grown up privileged, in a home filled with music, art, and intellectual curiosity. While Atafeh dreams of fame and adventure, and she and her best friend, Shireen, explore Tehran's underground scene with youthful exuberance and determination to be themselves, her brother returns home from drug rehab, renounces his former decadent life, and replaces his once obsessive practice of classical music with more destructive pursuits. -- 
(C) Roadside Attractions 

Circumstance: a condition, detail, part, or attribute, with respect to time,place, manner,agent, etc., that accompanies, determines,or modifies a fact or event; a modifying or influencing factor: 
Do not judge his behavior without considering every circumstance. (dictionary.com)

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