25th Houston Iranian Film Festival: Tehran Taboo


Mature Audiences Only

An edgy animated film for adult audiences, Tehran Taboo follows three strong-willed women and one young man who cross paths in Tehran while each pursues morally questionable activities.

From a prostitute whose young son waits nearby during her transactions, to a musician whose one-night stand has disturbing consequences, it is clear that breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation. As first-time director Ali Soozandeh explains, “Everyone sees these taboos, but no one talks about them. There is a huge silence at the center of the society that no one breaks. That was the big question I wanted to ask: Why do we all play along?” Tehran Taboo was the first animated feature in the prestigious Critics’ Week at the Cannes International Film Festival.

• Read an interview with the filmmaker.

When:
Jan 20, 2018
Cost:
General Admission $10. MFAH members, senior adults & students with ID, $8
Time:
9:00 pm
Saturday Time & Price:
9PM $10. MFAH members, senior adults & students with ID, $8
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