Poetry in Motion events

A Dragon Arrives

Poetry in Motion: A Dragon Arrives! (12A*) + ScreenTalk

3 Apr 2019, 18:10

Part crime story, part mockumentary, part fantasy, Mani Haghighi’s A Dragon Arrives! is a pulsating cinematic experience, with a rollicking narrative and an electrifying score. More Info

Atomic Heart

Poetry in Motion: Atomic Heart (15*) + ScreenTalk

7 Apr 2019, 16:15

A hallucinatory journey through nighttime Tehran, charged with reflexive, sharp-witted dialogue, Atomic Heart reflects on contemporary narratives in all their contradictions, both imagined and lived. More Info

Braving the Waves

Poetry in Motion: Braving the Waves (12A*) + ScreenTalk

9 Apr 2019, 18:30

A young entrepreneur and mother living in Minab, on the Southern coast of Iran, Roghieh’s quest to establish a much-contested women’s bazaar is the subject of this observational documentary. More info

Tehran City of Love

Poetry in Motion: Tehran: City of Love (12A*) + ScreenTalk

13 Apr 2019, 18:00

In a playfully observed interweaving triptych of individuals looking for love, Ali Jaberansari paints a picture of Tehran in all its incongruities and charm. More info

Hendi & Hormoz

Poetry in Motion: Hendi & Hormoz (15*) + ScreenTalk

14 Apr 2019, 16:00

Shot against an intense backdrop of vivid red soil, this sensitive drama highlights the trials of a teenage married couple forced to face the realities of adulthood all too soon. More info


Poetry in Motion: Janbal (12A*) + ScreenTalk

17 Apr 2019, 18:30

Persian mythology, ancient rituals, and traditional storytelling collide in Janbal, a layered patchwork of documentary and fantasy, performance art and poetry. More info


Poetry in Motion: Ava (15*) + intro

24 Apr 2019, 18:15

Beautifully shot and subtly observed, Ava is a tightly wound domestic drama about a young woman’s increasingly strained relationship with her mother. More info