The House is Black

خانه سیاه است‎

Directed by Forough Farrokhzad

Best Documentary, 1963 Oberhausen Short Film Festival
Official Selection, 2019 Venice Film Festival

RESTORED IN 2019 BY CINETECA DI BOLOGNA

In this stark and awe-inspiring documentary, legendary poet Forough Farrokhzad rhythmically mixes faces, bodies, and words to capture the humanity in a leper colony.

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