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Freer Film Friday: Iranian Art, Music, and Film
February 23 at 5:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the 2018 Iranian Film Festival at this special after-hours event! Experience both the traditional and contemporary culture of Iran with music and an exclusive sneak peek of the new exhibition The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran. Enjoy small bites and a cash bar, and at 7 pm, catch special screenings of two films by Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf: Images of the Qajar Dynasty and Once Upon a Time, Cinema.
• 5:30–9 pm: Small bites for sale and cash bar
• 6–7 pm: Meet Simon Rettig, curator of The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran
• 7–9 pm: Film screenings of Images of the Qajar Dynasty and Once Upon a Time, Cinema by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Cosponsored by the Freer|Sackler’s Silk Road Society