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Film Festival: Screening: The Green Wave (NY Premiere) - Director in Attendance

Sat, June 18, 2011 9:00 pm at Walter Reade Theater, Film Society of Lincoln Center

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Alwan for the Arts and the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival present a New York premiere:

THE GREEN WAVE by Ali Samadi Ahadi (Germany/Iran, 2010, 80 minutes, in English and Farsi with English subtitles)

Q&A with the filmmaker after each screening:

Saturday June 18 9:00 p.m.


Sunday June 19 1:30 p.m. *Time Out New York hosts this special screening with filmmaker Ali Samadi Ahadi in conversation with Time Out Film Editor David Fear

Tuesday June 21 4:00 p.m.


For tickets visit: http://www.filmlinc.com/films/on-sale/the-green-wave

Alwan members will receive an email about how to access discounted tickets. For further information, contact liz@alwanforthearts.org.

Synopsis

By providing an animated backdrop for the urgent blog posts and tweets that became a lifeline to Iranian pro-democracy activists, The Green Wave recounts the dramatic events of the most severe domestic crisis in the history of Iran. From the widespread hope of political change in Iran through the 2009 elections to the violent suppression of the mass protests against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's re-election, filmmaker Ali Samadi Ahadi brings us into the world of Iranian citizens who risked their lives in the hopes of a better future. Interweaving online posts, video footage caught by those present, and extensive interviews, The Green Wave is an artistic portrait of modern political rebellion, an exposé of government-sanctioned violence, and a vision of hope that continued resistance may galvanize a new future not just for Iran but for the region as a whole. (Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2011)

Alwan & 3rd i NY Film Program is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, and by the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by NYSCA and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Last updated: 2011-06-09 12:58:25

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