PROJECTION AND TALK WITH AGNÈS DEVICTOR AND NADER TAKMIL HOMAYOUN
Nader Takmil Homayoun
How the iranian cinema writes the story of revolution and war ?
How do these events shape cinema? How does cinema produce a living and vibrant memory that permeates the imaginary, emotional and symbolic order of post-revolutionary society? During this evening, guests will return to an extraordinarily rich and complex film tradition.
Agnès Devictor is a lecturer in film history at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, an associate researcher at the Iranian and Indian Joint World Research Unit. Her research focuses on Iranian cinema after 1979 and the analysis of war images in the region. Her latest book L’Iran mis en scènes was published by Espaces et signes (2017).
Nader Takmil Homayoun filmmaker and screenwriter, he has directed une révolution cinématographique (2006), Téhéran (2009) Prix de la Semaine de la Critique at the Mostra de Venise, Les pieds dans le tapis (2015).He is currently preparing a fiction, Noces d’Or coproduite with ARTE.
Moderator: Chowra Makaremi, anthropologist and researcher at the CNRS, associated with the Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux sociaux - IRIS. Her work focuses on the anthropology of the State, the legal and ordinary forms of violence and the experience of the subjects, particularly in situations of exile.