Movie Night: The Painting Pool by Mazyar Miri Past

Friday, June 16, 2017 ,
8:00 PM
- Vienna, VA, United States

Free Event

Free admission
Maryam and Reza are a married couple with severe learning disabilities. When their son's school work starts to surpass their own abilities, he grows frustrated with them, and after a heated argument runs away from home. Maryam and Reza are left to struggle with work, money, and heartbreak in this affecting exploration of love and family that balances its more tragic moments with warmth and humor. Charming, devastating and unique, 'The Painting Pool' manages to treat a subject often neglected by mainstream cinema with honesty and compassion, and won multiple awards at the Fajr Film Festival.
The Painting Pool film is presented in Farsi language with English subtitles.

DIRECTOR Mazyar Miri
ACTORS Shab Hosseini, Negar Javeherian

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