No One Knows About Persian Cats

Persian Cats

Join us for the Virginia premiere of director Bahman Ghobadi’s Nobody Knows About Persian Cats (Kasi az Gorbehaye Irani Khabar Nadareh) to experience the film that won the Special Jury Prize in the Uncertain Regard category at the Cannes Film Festival last year. the film explores the world of underground music in Tehran, following two musicians trying to make an album and obtain false papers to flee the country for a life of performance in Europe. It depicts the workings of a country plagued with violence and protests, thorugh which film audiences will understand the struggles associated with the loss of personal freedoms.

Sure to inspire, the film offers a rare glimpse into the life of everyday Tehran as well as songs from several Iranian music groups.

And be sure to check out the IMDB page and The Hollywood Reporter’s review of the film.

No One Knows About Persian Cats

Watch this music video clip from the film to get pumped up!!