Abbas Kiarostami in Indiana

Apr 3, 2014

Midwestern cinephiles are in for an extraordinary treat this weekend. The great Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami is scheduled to appear at the Indiana University Cinema in Bloomington for two days of events. On Sunday, April 6, he will be present for a double feature of his two most recent features, the intoxicating Certified Copy and Like Someone in Love, the latter of which is coming out in a Criterion special edition on May 20. Then on Monday, Kiarostami will sit with film scholar Richard Peña for a conversation about his career in filmmaking. For a taste of Kiarostami’s always mesmerizing cinema, check out the following clip from Certified Copy, featuring penetrating, direct camera work and vibrant performances from Juliette Binoche and William Shimell.

Abbas Kiarostami in Indiana