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Fifi Howls from Happiness
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directed by Mitra Farahani, 1975-; produced by Marjaneh Moghimi, fl. 2001-2017, Butimar Productions and Ecran Noir Productions (Chicago, IL: Music Box Films, 2013), 1 hour 42 mins

Mitra Farahani’s lyrical documentary explores the enigma of provocative artist Bahman Mohassess, the so-called "Persian Picasso", whose acclaimed paintings and sculptures dominated pre-revolutionary Iran. Irreverent and uncompromising, a gay man in a hostile world, Mohassess had a conflicted relationship with hi...

directed by Mitra Farahani, 1975-; produced by Marjaneh Moghimi, fl. 2001-2017, Butimar Productions and Ecran Noir Productions (Chicago, IL: Music Box Films, 2013), 1 hour 42 mins
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Manuscripts Don't Burn = دست‌نوشته‌ها نمی‌سوزند‎‎
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directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, 1972-; produced by Mohammad Rasoulof, 1972- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2013), 2 hours 7 mins
Clandestinely produced in disavowal of a 20-year filmmaking ban passed down by the Iranian authorities, the scathing Manuscripts Don't Burn brings a whole new level of clarity and audacity to Mohommad Rasoulof's already laudable career. Drawing from the true story of the government's attempted 1995 murder of sever...
directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, 1972-; produced by Mohammad Rasoulof, 1972- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2013), 2 hours 7 mins
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The Loss
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directed by Elmira Bazarkanova, fl. 2009 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 29 mins
Reflecting on the value of life in the modern world and the ever-widening generation gap, The Loss highlights the plight of a lonely old man, whose wife has passed away, and whose home is suddenly robbed by a gang of youngsters. Succeeding in chasing them away, the old man catches one young man and throughout the...
directed by Elmira Bazarkanova, fl. 2009 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 29 mins
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Match
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directed by Chingiz Kilashev, fl. 2008, Rashid Sadikov, fl. 2008 and Izat Abdraimov, fl. 2008-2012 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 2 mins
A logger carries home a huge load of wood but when his baby cries, he trades it at the imperial castle for a candy. He learns his mistake when his wife scolds him. His next load of logs goes to a factory where he earns something more.
directed by Chingiz Kilashev, fl. 2008, Rashid Sadikov, fl. 2008 and Izat Abdraimov, fl. 2008-2012 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 2 mins
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About Love
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directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, 1958- (South Korea and Kazakhstan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 37 mins
Based on the short story by celebrated Russian novelist Anton Chekov, About Love begins with a chance meeting between Kairat -- an introverted scientist -- and his old school friend Askar at a local shop. After becoming reacquainted with one another, Askar invites Kairat to his home to meet his family. There, K...
directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, 1958- (South Korea and Kazakhstan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 37 mins
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The Shore
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directed by Aibek Daiyrbekov, fl. 2006-2009; performed by Siezdbek Iskenaliev, fl. 2006, David Lochner, fl. 2006 and Elnura Osmonalieva, fl. 2006 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 9 mins
Every person has his/her own shore where destiny and love are found. A couple who love each other strongly meets on the shore. He wants her to leave her home shore, to follow him as he returns to his homeland. But she does not want to leave her homeland, her shore. How will they decide? How will they say farewell?...
directed by Aibek Daiyrbekov, fl. 2006-2009; performed by Siezdbek Iskenaliev, fl. 2006, David Lochner, fl. 2006 and Elnura Osmonalieva, fl. 2006 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 9 mins
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Lullaby
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directed by Nurlan Asanbekov, fl. 2006; performed by Munarbek Kyzy Jamilya, fl. 2006-2006, Nazira Mambetova, fl. 1969-2014 and Ayjan Akylbekova, fl. 2006-2006 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 30 mins
A young woman abandons her child in the maternity home. She returns to her village hoping for a warm welcome from her family. Her mother gives her the cold shoulder because of rumors about her affairs in the city. A local tractor driver thinking of her as of 'a woman of easy virtue' invites her to have a good time...
directed by Nurlan Asanbekov, fl. 2006; performed by Munarbek Kyzy Jamilya, fl. 2006-2006, Nazira Mambetova, fl. 1969-2014 and Ayjan Akylbekova, fl. 2006-2006 (Kyrgyzstan: Privately Published), 30 mins
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Işiklar Sönmesin
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directed by Reis Çelik, 1961-; produced by Ferdi Eğilmez, 1963-, Arzu Film (Turkey: Kaz Film, 1996), 1 hour 20 mins
This film by Reis Çelik is a story of Seydo's struggle in the snowy mountains of the southeast.
directed by Reis Çelik, 1961-; produced by Ferdi Eğilmez, 1963-, Arzu Film (Turkey: Kaz Film, 1996), 1 hour 20 mins
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WR: Mysteries of the Organism
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directed by Dušan Makavejev, 1932-; designed by Mirjana Ostojic, 1934-; produced by Svetozar Udovicki, 1926-1996 and Dušan Makavejev, 1932-, Neoplanta Film and Telepool; performed by Zoran Radmilović, 1933-1985, Tuli Kupferberg, 1923-2010, Jagoda Kaloper, 1947-, Ivica Vidović, 1939-2011 and Milena Dravić, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1971), 1 hour 25 mins
What does the energy harnessed through orgasm have to do with the state of communist Yugoslavia circa 1971? Only counterculture filmmaker extraordinaire Dušan Makavejev has the answers (or the questions). His surreal documentary-fiction collision WR: Mysteries of the Organism begins as an investigation into the l...
directed by Dušan Makavejev, 1932-; designed by Mirjana Ostojic, 1934-; produced by Svetozar Udovicki, 1926-1996 and Dušan Makavejev, 1932-, Neoplanta Film and Telepool; performed by Zoran Radmilović, 1933-1985, Tuli Kupferberg, 1923-2010, Jagoda Kaloper, 1947-, Ivica Vidović, 1939-2011 and Milena Dravić, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1971), 1 hour 25 mins
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Valerie a týden divů
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directed by Jaromil Jireš, 1935-2001; designed by Eva Lackingerová, fl. 1955-1985; produced by Jirí Becka, fl. 1970; performed by Petr Kopriva, fl. 1970, Helena Anýzová, fl. 1969 and Jaroslava Schallerová, 1956- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1970), 1 hour 17 mins,
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A girl on the verge of womanhood finds herself in a sensual fantasyland of vampires, witchcraft, and other threats in this eerie and mystical movie daydream. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders serves up an endlessly looping, nonlinear fairy tale, set in a quasi-medieval landscape. Ravishingly shot, enchantingly score...
directed by Jaromil Jireš, 1935-2001; designed by Eva Lackingerová, fl. 1955-1985; produced by Jirí Becka, fl. 1970; performed by Petr Kopriva, fl. 1970, Helena Anýzová, fl. 1969 and Jaroslava Schallerová, 1956- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1970), 1 hour 17 mins,
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