The program will begin today with screening the renowned Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s “Kagemusha”, which won the award in 1980.
“Man of Iron” (1981) by Andrzej Wajda from Poland will go on screen on April 23.
On April 30, the British drama “Secrets and Lies” (1996) by Mike Leigh will be screened, and Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami’s “Taste of Cherry” (1997) will come next on May 7.
“The Eel”, a 1997 film by Japanese director Shohei Imamura, “Eternity and a Day”, a 1998 Greek film by Theo Angelopoulos, “The Son’s Room”, a 2001 Italian film by Nanni Moretti, and “Elephant” a 2003 drama film by Gus Van Sant, are among other movies to be screened.
“Rosetta”, a 1999 movie by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne from Belgium and France is also included.
All the films will be screened in the original language with the Persian subtitles.
The program will run until mid-June.