UCLA Film & Television Archive presents: Turquoise / Sheeple

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, UCLA Hammer Museum - Billy Wilder Theater

See below for additional information.

Admission

Advance tickets are available online for $10.

Tickets are also available at the Billy Wilder Theater box office starting one hour before showtime:

$9, general admission

Free to all UCLA students with valid ID

$8, other students, seniors and UCLA Alumni Association members with ID

Contact

Film and Television Archive
(310) 206-8013
archive@cinema.ucla.edu

Website

https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2019/05/04/sheeple

Additional Information

Turquoise (Iran, 2018)

Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival Finalist. The residents of a rural village are infected with greed and paranoia when rumors of buried treasure drive them to tear up their own fields and eventually turn on each other but what seems like a case of local madness proves a much larger mystery. DCP, color, 15 min.

Director: Roozbeh Misaghi. Screenwriter: Sama Raufi, Roozbeh Misaghi.


Sheeple (Iran, 2018)

Navid Mohammadzadeh stars as the slow-witted, grasping brother of Shakur (Aslani), a meth dealer and procurer who acts as reigning patriarch for both their impoverished neighborhood and their highly dysfunctional family. When rumors about their sister are exposed, a violent, domestic power struggle breaks into the open. Writer-director Hooman Seyedi doesn’t pull any punches in this sordid tale of corruption that culminates in one of the best action set pieces in contemporary Iranian cinema. DCP, color, 102 min.

Director: Hooman Seyedi. Screenwriter: Hooman Seyedi. Cast: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Farhad Aslani, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini.

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