Iranian director Kamal Tabrizi has proven himself a master at making political comedies, with canonical films like THE LIZARD and LEILI IS WITH ME. His 18th feature film, SLY (“Marmouz”), brings him back to the same genre. In his first collaboration with the filmmaker, Hamed Behdad stars as a presidential hopeful who pursues power at any cost. The cast also includes Reza Naji, Mani Haghighi and Vishka Asayesh.
Saturday, March 16
Doors 12:30 pm | Movie 1:00 pm
Advance tickets $15 HERE
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SLY “Marmouz” (Kamal Tabrizi, 2018 / 90 mins / Persian w/ English subtitles) Ghodrat Samadi wants to become a member of parliament, but he has a reputation for recklessness and taking arbitrary action. Deciding his best course of action is negotiating with assorted parties and politicians, none take him seriously until he’s connected to a single, notorious incident.