Independent cinema in beautiful Purbeck

3 Faces  (2018) 

1hr 40min, Certificate 15

Wednesday 1 January 2019, 7.30 pm
Langton Matravers' Village Hall

For those of you who joined us to see Taxi Tehran we have another offering from Jafar Panahi  Although currently restricted by a 20 year ban on film-making, 3 Faces is the fourth unauthorised film that Panahi has made since the ban – he risks a six-year prison sentence each time he breaks it. The film begins when actress Behnaz Jafari comes across a young girls video plea for help after her family prevents her from taking up her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to Panahi to help with the young girl's troubles. They use a road trip to the mountain region in the northwest of Iran to interrogate both his country’s uneasy relationship with its cinema tradition and its enduringly patriarchal attitudes. But there’s humour here too. We meet a granny who has taken up residence in her pre-bought grave and other colourful characters. In Persian with English subtitles.

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Tickets £5 on the door. Doors open at 7pm - come early to avoid disappointment.

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