03 | 2009
10th Culture Festival Women's Perspectives
in Karlsruhe and cities in the region
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The general public knows little about everyday life, art, and culture in the Iran. Pictures tend to show mainly women veiled in black, symbolizing social backwardness and repression. Yet the reality of women in Iran is a great deal more diverse than that. In the context of roughly forty different events, the festival presents a more sophisticated image. Exhibitions, readings, lectures, and films mediate new, often surprising insights.
"Not an Illusion"
(Dokumentary film, Iran/Austria, 2009)
in the context of the 10th Culture Festival Women's Perspectives Tausendand_one IRAN
ZKM_Lecture Hall, 4 p.m., free admission
Teheran end of 2003. Although music is allowed after many years of suppression, the government exerts a strong influence over it. The film follows young Iranian singer Sara and her musician friends over a period of five years, documenting young people struggling for the realization of their dreams. After the screening the audience has the oppurtunity to talk with the director Torang Abedian.
Initial Talks by:
Christiane Riedel Manager of the ZKM | Karlsruhe
Elisabeth Schraut Head of the festival
The detailed program brochure will be available in January 2009.
An event by the City of Karlsruhe and the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe
Further Informationen: www.karlsruhe.de/frauenperspektiven
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