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Film & Talk: Looking for Oum Kulthum by Shirin Neshat 2017, NR, 90 minutes.

Friday, November 16, 2018

6:00 pm

A film within a film, Shirin Neshat's second feature film, Looking for Oum Kulthum, captures the
plight of an Iranian woman artist/filmmaker living in exile, as she embarks on a project about the
life and art of the legendary female singer of the Arab world, Oum Kulthum. Much like her subject,
the filmmaker faces the struggles and sacrifices that a woman must pay if she dares to cross the
lines of a conservative, male-dominated society. The screening will be followed by a conversation
with Neshat.

Contact Information:

Jennifer Duque


Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway, Watermill, NY, 11976
Water Mill