4th Annual Globalquerque International Cinema Series: Baran (Iran)
Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker on a construction site in Tehran, is assigned heavier tasks to compensate for the lesser strength of a new Afghan refugee worker, Rahmat. Resenting this, he initially treats his co-worker cruelly, but the revelation of Rahmat’s secret changes both their lives. 2001; directed by Majid Majidi; Persian/Azerbaijani with English subtitles; 94 minutes; rated PG.
From late August through September, the Bank of America Thursday Film Series showcases the International Cinema Series, presented in partnership with Avokado Artists and ¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s Thirteenth Celebration of World Music and Culture, returning to the NHCC on September 22 & 23.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show