Munich: A Detour to Tehran

Munich: A Detour to Tehran

July 12 -14, 2019
Screening Programs, Installations, and Talks on Iran`s Capital through Documentaries, Videos, and Experimental Films
Curated by Amirali Ghasemi | Parking Video Library
Cinema Iran The 6th edition of Cinema Iran, a festival of Iranian films, will be held in the German city of Munich from July 12 -14, 2019. Carl-Amery-Saal, Gasteig München | Iranisches Filmfestival München

Organizers and partners:
Cinema Iran, Filmstadt München E. V. in collaboration with Munich City Library, the Cultural Department of the City of Munich, Evangelische Stadtakademie München Parking Video Library, New Media Society and Hinterland Galerie – Vienna.

“Detour to Tehran” is an ongoing screening program in response to an invitation by hinterland galerie. The extensive program first landed at Schikaneder Kino in Vienna on November 2018. New Media Society, the home for Parking Video Library compiled the program, curated by Amirali Ghasemi and with an overlook to the documentaries screened at Rokhdad-e Tazeh Documentary.

“Detour to Tehran” is now heading to Munich in July 2019 by the invitation of The Cinema Iran Festival as a part of the celebration of Moving Images coming from Iran(s).“Detour to Tehran” puts together documentary films, videos, and experimental films by various participants working on Tehran and its multiple aspects, using moving images for their creative and critical output and their take of mega-city and its inhabitants, stories told by the citizens among them: filmmakers, architects, visual artists, documentarists, photographers and choreographers.
With contributions from: Kaveh Mehrabani, Saman Khosravi, Mehdi Bagheri, Pirouz Kalantari, Alireza Rasoulinejad, Amirali Ghasemi, Bahman Kiarostami, Paliz Khoshde/Zeinab Tabrizi, Jaleh Nessari, Siavash Naghshbandi, Bahar Samadi, Arash Fesharaki, Setareh Jabbari, Ehsan Behmanesh, Arash Khakpour/Arash Radkia, Amirali Mohebinejad, Nebras Hoveizavi, Roya Keshavarz, Mona Kakanj, Foojan Xajeh, Tanin Torabi and Raha Faridi.
Parking Video Library wishes to thank Pouria Jahanshad and Setareh Jazayeri