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MFA Film: 24 Frames

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:05 pm UTC-4

Join us at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for a screening of Abbas Kiarostami’s “24 Frames.” For what would prove to be his final film, the Iranian director gave himself a challenge: to create a dialogue between his work as a filmmaker and his work as a photographer, bridging the two art forms to which he had dedicated his life.

Setting out to reconstruct the moments immediately before and after a photograph is taken, Kiarostami selected 24 still images—most of them stark landscapes inhabited only by foraging birds and other wildlife—and digitally animated them into subtly evolving four-and-a-half-minute vignettes, creating a series of poignant studies in movement, perception, and time. A sustained meditation on the process of image making, “24 Frames” is a graceful and elegiac farewell from one of the giants of world cinema.

Supported by the ILEX Foundation with assistance from Olga Davidson and Niloo Fotouhi.

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Date:
April 20
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:05 pm
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Venue

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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