Tuesday, March 25 :: Women’s Vision Film Series :: Samira Makhmalbaf’s Blackboards

March 25, 2008 – 9:46 AM

The Women’s Vision Film Series continues tonight in celebration of women filmmakers for Women’s History Month. The UGA Libraries Media Department will screen films by women directors every Tuesday evening until April 15, 2008. All screenings will take place at 7:30pm in the Media Department Screening Room on the 7th floor of the Main Library.To view the entire schedule, click here: http://www.libs.uga.edu/blog/?p=578

Screenings in March are BLUE CARD events and all are free and open to the public.


Tuesday, March 25 2008
Samira Makhmalbaf, Iran
2000, 85 minutes
Kurdish with English subtitles

“A group of male teachers are seen crossing the mountains of the Iran-Kurdistan border with large blackboards on their backs. These freelance teachers split up and one of them finds himself wandering alongside a lost nomadic tribe trying to get back across the border.” –Ben Zipper, Senses of Cinema

For more information contact Leanne Finnigan at lpfinnig @ uga . edu or 706-542-7360.

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