Church of Film

Our next program:

FLOWER STORMS: Animation in Iran at the Clinton Street Theater

Wednesday, January 15th. 8pm at Clinton Street Theater! A curated program of Iranian animation, before and after the revolution! FLOWER STORMS: Animation in Iran takes us through the wild experimental works of the artists at Iran's Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults, up until present times! Based on folk tales, dreams, modern art and political nightmares, this beautiful set provides an eye-popping sample of the Iranian avant-garde through the last 50 years. Including the work of animation geniuses Noureddin Zarrinkelk and Ali Akbar Sadeghi, with classics like Amir Hamzeh & the Dancing Zebra (1977) and the Flower Storm (1972), and much, much more!