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Iran | 1977-1982 | Abbas Kiarostami
Five short films by the late, great Iranian director. Program includes: How To Make Use of Leisure Time: Painting (Az Oghat-e Faraghat-e Khod Chegouneh Estefadeh Konim: naghashi, 1977), a primer on painting wood; Solution (Rah Hal-e Yek, 1978), a lyrical tale of a man and a new tire; Toothache (Behdasht-e Dandan/Dandan Dard, 1980), an instructional film (with animated sequences) about dental hygiene; Orderly or Disorderly (Be Tartib Ya Bedun-e Tartib, 1981), a meditation on order and chaos; and The Chorus (Hamsarayan, 1982), about an elderly man with a hearing aid. Cleveland premiere. Subtitles. DCP. Total 92 min.
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