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Friday, May 17, 2019

Gehen|Bleiben. Whether to remain or to leave. A film series focusing on the topic of migration in European documentaries and films: Raving Iran

Film - Feature | May 17 | 6-8 p.m. |  Goethe-Institut San Francisco

 Institute of European Studies, Department of History, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Alliance Française San Francisco

'Raving Iran" follows Anoosh and Arash, who are at the center of Tehran’s underground techno scene. Tired of hiding from the police and their stagnating career, they organize one last techno rave under dangerous circumstances in the desert. Back in Tehran, they try to sell their illegally made music album. When Anoosh is arrested, there seems to be no hope left. But then they receive a phone call...   More >

Gehen | Bleiben. Whether to remain or to leave. A film series focusing on the topic of migration in European movies and documentaries.: Raving Iran by Susanne Regina Meures (Switzerland 2016)

Film - Documentary | May 17 | 6-8 p.m. | Goethe-Institute San Franciscohttps://www.ghi-dc.org/ghi-west.html?L=0, Auditorium

 530 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

 Minoo Moallem, Introduction, Gender and Women's Studies Department, Media Studies Program, UC Berkeley

 Department of History, Institute of European Studies, Alliance Francaise San Francisco, Northern-California Chapter of the Netherlands-America Foundation, Goethe-Institute San Francisco, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington at UC Berkeley

Raving Iran (Susanne Regina Meures, Switzerland, 2016) “Raving Iran” follows Anoosh and Arash, who are at the center of Tehran’s underground techno scene. Tired of hiding from the police and their stagnating career, they organize one last techno rave under dangerous circumstances in the desert.

The Baker's Wife

Film - Feature | May 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Baker’s Wife is a warm and ribald comedy based on the idea that food is the life of a community. Under trees that cast sun-flecked shadows, village debates are diverted when the wife of the new baker runs off with a shepherd. Not that it surprises anyone (the postman rings twice in Provence, too), but the baker says he cannot be two things—cuckold and breadmaker—at the same time. It behooves...   More >