2008, Iran, Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, 32 min
Post-screening discussion with Met Curator Maryam Ekhtiar
Jamshid Aminfar is a painter that is forced to work on the streets of Tehran; he is determined to pursue the art he loves despite constant interruption and hassle from officials and the public. With the help of his friends, he prepares for an exhibition. On his own, he falls in love.
Complete with 10 minutes of animation sequences, this documentary film illustrates how Aminfar’s animated paintings shed light on his inner life, dreams, nightmares and memories…