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TERRESTRIAL VERSES

May 28 thru 30
Tue to Thu 2:15, 6:15

Dir. Ali Asgari & Alireza Khatami - 2023 - 77m - Iran - In Persian with English Subtitles

Following everyday people from all walks of life as they navigate the cultural, religious, and institutional constraints imposed on them by various social authorities, from school teachers to bureaucrats, these stirring vignettes, humorous and affecting, capture the spirit and determination of people amidst adversity, offering a nuanced portrait of a complex society.


"A fine distillation of blistering deadpan humor and righteous anger." — Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter


"A Series of Striking Snapshots of Everyday Oppression in Iran" — Jessica Kiang, VARIETY


"This film is as muted in its approach to character and drama as its color palette,  but the result is devastating." — Ryan Lattanzio, IndieWire


"In another context, these vignettes could be viewed as satirizing daily life; here they’re sadly no joke." — Peter Howell, Toronto Star


"Never falters in challenging traditional notions while simultaneously providing a glimmer of hope." — Jihane Bousfiha, The Playlist

May 28, 2024

2:15 PM

May 29, 2024

2:15 PM

May 30, 2024

2:15 PM

May 28, 2024

6:15 PM

May 29, 2024

6:15 PM

May 30, 2024

6:15 PM

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