Directors: Azadeh Mousavi, Kouroush Ataei
Iran, 2018, 88’, color
Dutch, English, Persian with Turkish, English subtitle
The headline of newspaper was brief, clear and naturally curious: “A Dutch girl is looking for her real family in Iran”. Taking off from this news story, Finding Farideh is about an Iranian girl named Farideh, who has been adopted by a Dutch couple 40 years ago, who now overcomes her fears to travel to her motherland Iran for the first time to meet three families who claim to be her real family, and to find out about her Iranian identity and culture. A tangle of emotions and questions confront Farideh and the filmmakers: “Who are my real parents? Those who gave birth or who raised me? Where is my homeland? Where do I belong to?” Questions with a strong fundamental problem hidden in the heart of them: identity crisis.
Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day.
Published as part of Pera Learning programs, “The Little Yellow Circle (Küçük Sarı Daire)” is a children’s book written by Tania Bahar and illustrated by Marina Rico, offering children and adults to a novel learning experience where they can share and discover together.
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