Docunight hosting Iran documentaries for US audience

TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Last Wednesday of every month, Docunight will screen a documentary about, around, or made in Iran or by Iranians; this Wed. it will be ‘Trucker & the Fox’ by Arash Lahouri.

Trucker & the Fox directed by Arash Lahouti based on the life of Mahmoud Kiani-Falavarjani will be screened at Docunight on Wednesday in New York, Santa Monica, Washington as well as the Canadian city of Toronto.

Trucker & the Fox is about a truck driver Mahmood Kiyani Falavarjani who is newly released from a psychiatric hospital after a bout of severe depression caused by the death of his pet fox. Mahmoud returns to his family, work, and favorite hobby - filmmaking. Having previously won awards for his short films starring his beloved, lamented fox, he sets out to film his most ambitious project yet: a love story between two donkeys. Arash Lahooti’s sympathetic documentary captures Mahmood’s fascinating life as family man, eccentric animal lover, and artist.

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Docunight organized by efforts of Ahmad Kiarostami in collaboration with NIAC organziaion in all American cities, and ECUPC in Vancouver aims at creating an opportunity for cultural exchange and providing proper grounds for foreign audience to better understand the Iranian society through prominent documentaries.

Docunight is a monthly program, focused on screening Iran-related documentaries, that began in San Francisco, and has, according to its website, grown to screen films in other cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Washington, and Toronto. 

 

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