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Radio Dreams, starring Mohsen Namjoo – Theatrical Premiere (San Francisco)
May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until May 25, 2017
Join the cast for opening weekend Q&As May 19th – 21st at Roxie Theatre in San Francisco (3117 16th St.)
Tickets & Info: http://www.roxie.com/ai1ec_event/radio-dreams/?instance_id=19305
See the newest feature film from Iranian-British director Babak Jalali and winner of the 45th Rotterdam International Film Festival’s Tiger Award: RADIO DREAMS. A brilliant, misunderstood Iranian writer (played by the “Iranian Bob Dylan” Mohsen Namjoo) – prepares for a triumphant broadcast – a live performance pairing Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan’s first rock band. Meanwhile, Hamid must juggle a dysfunctional mix of on-air talent, station managers, and performers while fending off the owner’s plans to wrest control of the station.
With gentle humor and a deadpan eye towards cultural differences, Radio Dreams brings to life the sometimes bizarre experience of immigrants pursuing dreams in the U.S. A perfect mixture of honesty, art, and socio-political topicality served up as an ingenious, offbeat transmission.
5/19 Q&A with:
Kabul Dreams, actors Mahmood Schricker, Bella Warda, Mohammad Talani, Babak Mortazavi, Keyumars Hakim, producer Marjaneh Moghimi and executive producer Neda Nobari
5/20 and 5/21 Q&As with:
Kabul Dreams, Mahmood Schricker, Bella Warda and producer Marjaneh Moghimi
Winner of the 45th Rotterdam International Film Festival’s Tiger Award. Directed and Written by Babak Jalali. Produced by Marjaneh Moghimi. Executive produced by Neda Nobari Foundation. 93 min. USA/Iran. 2016.
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