Director: Nahid Persson Sarvestani
Sweden, 2013, Blu-Ray, Color, 75’
Persian, Swedish, Turkish and English Subtitles
Nahid Persson Sarvestani who was a student and activist in 1979, when Iran’s dictatorial Shah regime went down, migrated to Sweden with her baby as Islamic regime gained power and started to oppress ex-allies, leftists. Thirty years later, after the protests against the goverment in 2009, with the feeling of guilt she has been suppressing for years, for leaving her brother behind, she meets five activist women who have undergone torture. The women break their psychological and physical blocks and share their prison experiences. Nahid Persson Sarvestani finds answers to her questions about the last days of her brother with their support…
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Audience Choice Award, 2013
Tempo Doc Festival Stockholm, Documentary Mention Award, 2013
Noor Iraian Film Festival, Best Documentary Director, 2013
Our Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition focuses on different generations of artists and art groups from the Balkan region. Throughout the exhibition, we keep sharing detailed information about the artworks. Take a look at Mark Požlep’s “Stranger than Paradise” video installation. Also you can check our interview with the artist on our YouTube channel!
Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of creepy stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short horror stories inspired by the artworks of Mario Prassinos as part of the Museum’s In Pursuit of an Artist: Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul exhibition. The third story is by Murat Başekim! The stories will be published online throughout the exhibition. Stay tuned!
French artist Félix Ziem is one of the most original landscape painters of the 19thcentury. The exhibition Wanderer on the Sea of Light presents Ziem as an artist who left his mark on 19th century painting and who is mostly known for his paintings of Istanbul and Venice, where the city and the sea are intertwined.
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