:P like Pelican

Screening Schedule

22.08, 18:00, DOKU KINO

P like Pelican / P meslé pelican

Iran, 1972, B&W, 26 min

P Like Pelican focuses on Aqa Seyyed Ali Mirza, a hermit whose contact with the children living nearby lead him to confront an unknown and symbolic creature: the pelican. The Mongols is a fictional feature taking up questions of alterity and the anxiety over the influence of such modern technologies as television in Iran.

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Born in Tehran in 1939, Parviz Kimiavi trained as a filmmaker in Paris and worked at the public television network Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française, before returning to Iran in 1969. He developed a rich documentary practice that flourished throughout the 1970s, approaching diverse subjects with a poetic and impressionistic sensibility, and exploring cultural tradition, modernity, and national identity.

Screening Schedule

22.08, 18:00, DOKU KINO

Category

MMX

Director

Parviz Kimiavi