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A Separation (2011) (جدایی نادر از سیمین)

05/30/2012 – 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A Panel Discussion after the screening of the Oscar winning “A Separation” by Asghar Farhadi (2011) (جدایی نادر از سیمین) on May 30, 2012 | After the 6:00PM Screening| {at Gene Siskel Film Center’s gallery/cafe}
164 N. State St.| Chicago, IL 60601 |312-846-2600|

Moderator: Steve Bynum, Senior producer for Worldview on WBEZ 91.5FM
Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader lead film critic 1987-2008,
Co-Author of “Abbas Kiarostami, (2003)”
Prof. Ahmad Sadri, Lake Forest College, Professor of Islamic Studies and Sociology

May 30, 2012 @ 6PM
Gene Siskel Film Center {Gallery/Cafe}
164 N. State St. | Chicago, IL 60601 | 312-846-2600 |

Theater Admission

(جدایی نادر از سیمین)
2011, Asghar Farhadi, Iran, 123 min.
With Peyman Moadi, Leila Hatami
“★★★★ Stunning…a singular achievement, a piece of
realist cinema with the pull of a suspense thriller.” —Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

“A rigorously honest movie about the difficulties of being honest…tantalizingly and heartbreakingly mysterious.”
—A.O. Scott, The New York Times

This year’s Oscar-winner for Best Foreign Language
Film is a deftly plotted drama in which small
evasions and white lies yield devastating
consequences when two families of differing classes
clash over seemingly irreparable wrongs.
A couple seeks a divorce so that she may emigrate
with their young daughter, but, with the divorce denied, they
separate. An escalating series of disasters grows
from the husband’s fateful decision to hire the
wife of an unemployed shoemaker as the caregiver for his
elderly Alzheimer’s-stricken father. In Persian with
English subtitles. 35mm. (BS)
Gene Siskel Film Center


6:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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