FCI 2012

Festival Cinema Invisible Screening Schedule

May 17 – 20, 2012

The first Festival Cinema Invisible (FCI) was held May 17 through 20, 2012 at the Concordia University’s Cinema de Seve in Montreal. 

 

Day 1

Thursday May 17, 2012 – Festival Opening

 

18:00 – 19:00

Registrations/Reservations/Tickets

 

19:00 – 20;00

Keynote Speech by Peter Rist

Iranian Cinem[ani]a in Montreal: A personal response

 

20:00 – 21:30

Reception

 

Day 2

Friday May 18, 2012   – Documentaries

 

Session One

17:30 – 19:00

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

Roozgar-e Farrokh                           Saeed Nori                                        50

(about the life and works of Iranian filmmaker Farrokh Ghaffari)

Wind and fire                                    Vahid Vahidian                                 19

(On sculptures by Hamidreza Avishi)

 

Session Two

19:15 – 20:45

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

Dream Interrupted                           Saeed Noori                          39

(about the raid on the 1999 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Tehran)

Hamlet’s Green Evolution             Liz Richards                          30

(On an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to the Iranian Green Movement)

 

20:45 – 21:30

Audience Discussion and Talk Back

 

 

Day 3

Saturday May 19, 2012 – Shorts

 

Session One

12:00 – 14:00 Shorts (11 minutes and shorter)

 

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

Mysteries of little fish                  Pouria Jahanshad                             10

Easy cooking in 5 minutes          S. Farahani                                          05

A perfect dinner                              Pouria Jahanshad                            08

The Familiar Frame                       Pouria Jahanshad                            03

Taste of coffee                                  Kaveh Ghahreman                          05       

Incomplete Moon                           Pouria Jahanshad                            09

Bullshits                                             Sadaf Ahmadi                                    08

Impossible Duality                        Pouria Jahanshad                             05

Café 469                                             Atefeh Khademalreza                      06

Look at Me                                        Pouria Jahanshad                             8

 

Session Two

14:15 – 16:45 Shorts (12 – 25 minutes)

 

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

Reattachments                                  Saeed Nori                                           12

Under the line of Morse                Atefeh Khademalreza                      12

It can be without a name              Kaveh Ghahreman                             17

Puzzle                                                   Saeed Nori                                             16

Faraway                                               Kaveh Ghahreman                              16

The role of an image                       Farshid Azari                                        15

Agol                                                       Majid Movaseghi                                  20

Born in Iran                                       Banafcheh Hejazi & Jeanne Pope  18

 

 

Session Three

17:45 – 20:15 Long Shorts (25 minutes and longer)

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

12 + 1                                                     Khatereh Khodaie                          30

Someon’s Got to Talk                     Farzad Kiafar                                   39

Unexpectedly TV                              Saeed Nori                                        35

Fear of a penalty                               Ayat Najafi                                        34

 

 

Session Four

20:30 – 22:00 Long Shorts Continues

 

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

Woman of Burnt City                      Vahid Vahidian                                 25

Ugliest angel of the world              Atefeh Khademalreza                     23

The letter                                              Majid Movaseghi                              21

 

 

Day 4

Sunday May 20, 2012 – Feature Films

 

Session One  – 14:00 – 16:00

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

A bird confined                                Saeed Nori                                         85

 

Session Two – 16:15 – 18:15

Name of film                                     Director                                             Time/min

Common Plight                               Maleknasr                                          88

 

Closing Ceremony

19:15 – 20:00

Closing Comments and Announcement of Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

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