TEHRAN – MAXXI – Museum of Arts of the XXI century in Rome is reviewing movies from three Iranian female filmmakers.
Films by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Narges Abyar and Aida Panahandeh have been selected to be screened during Three Women, Another Iranian Cinema, a program that opened at the museum on Saturday, the museum has announced.
“Breath” and “Track 143” by Abyar, “Under the Skin of the City” by Bani-Etemad and “Israfil” by Ida Panahandeh were screened on Saturday and Sunday.
The directors attended the QA sessions held after the screenings of the movies.
“May Lady” and “Tales” by Bani-Etemad will go on screen tomorrow.
MAXXI is the first Italian national institution devoted to contemporary creativity. The building located in Rome’s Flaminio quarter is a major architectural work designed by Zaha Hadid.
Photo: This combination photo shows Iranian filmmakers Narges Abyar (L), Rakhshan Bani-Etemad (C) and Aida Panahandeh.