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LAND OF DREAMS preview + Q&A with artist Shirin Neshat

Hosted by the Consul of the Munich Persian Culture Group
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Wed 06 Apr 20:00 - 22:30

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Q&A with Shirin Neshat after the screening
USA Protected content 113 Min | D: Shirin Neshat und Shoja Azari | engl. OV
With Sheila Vand, Matt Dillon, William Moseley, Isabella Rossellini
Guests: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
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An unusual narrative form for Neshat as a political satire, set in the increasingly closed-off USA in a very near future. It tells the story of a young Iranian-American woman, Simin, one of the last immigrants. Commissioned by a government agency that monitors citizens down to the subconscious, she asks people about their dreams.

New York-based, Iranian-born Neshat and her co-director Shoja Azari, co-wrote their film, which often slides into the surreal, with legendary screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, who died in Protected content worked with Louis Malle, Milos Forman, Luis Bunuel and Volker Schlöndorff, among others. The film premiered this year at the Venice Film Festival.

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