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Movie Mavens: Septembers of Shiraz
March 9 @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm
In the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, rare-gem dealer Isaac Amin is arrested, wrongly accused of being a spy. Terrified by his disappearance, his family must reconcile a new world of cruelty and chaos with the collapse of everything they have known. As Isaac navigates the terrors of prison, and his wife feverishly searches for him, his children struggle with the realization that their family may soon be forced to embark on a journey of incalculable danger. Based on the novel by Dalia Sofer (who wrote the screenplay).
Starring Salma Hayek and Adrien Brody
Rated PG-13 for thematic content involving interrogation, brutality and disturbing images, and for some partial nudity and brief strong language
Eclectic Pictures, 2015, 110 min., Rated PG-13
A moderated discussion follows the film with coffee and dessert.
Free for members, $5 for guests to offset the cost of refreshments