76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

Seifollah Samadian/76 Minutes/2016/Iran/Documentary

SHOWTIMES:

FRI 02 DEC | 18.30 – 20.30 | GRHATAMA

Synopsis

Film ini merupakan potret seorang seniman yang pendekatannya pada seni dan kehidupan membuatnya menggandrungi kehidupan itu sendiri. Tujuan utama film dokumenter ini adalah berbagi 76 menit dan 15 detik dari kehidupan dan karya Abbas Kiarostami yang belum pernah terungkap, dalam rangka memperingati 76 tahun dan 15 hari perjalanan kreatifnya. Gambar-gambar dokumenter ini dipilih dari rekaman berdurasi ratusan jam, yang diambil sepanjang 25 tahun persahabatan dengan Abbas Kiarostami, dari berbagai acara baik di dalam maupun di luar Iran, misalnya festival film, pameran foto, sesi fotografi, acara seni, lokakarya, dan beberapa momen unik dari kehidupan sehari-hari Kiarostami.

This is a portrait of an artist, whose exceptional approach to Art and life defined him as one of the most ardent admirers of life itself. The leading aim of this documentary is to share 76 minutes and 15 seconds of undiscovered moments of Abbas Kiarostami’s life and work, in commemoration of his 76 years and 15 days of creative journey. The shots of this documentary are selected out of hundreds of hours of footages, filmed during 25 years of friendship, inside and outside Iran in various occasions: film festivals, photo exhibitions, photography sessions, artistic events, workshops, and some unique moments of his daily life.

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Director

Seifollah Samadian, seorang lulusan Sastra Inggris, lahir pada tahun 1954 di Oroumieh, Iran. Ia memulai kariernya sebagai fotografer sejak 1968 dan sebagai pembuat film dokumenter sejak 1978. Ia telah terlibat sebagai juri, kurator pameran foto, dan mengadakan lokakarya di berbagai acara nasional dan internasional. Ia adalah direktur pendiri Annual Image Visual Arts Festival dan Tassvir Film Festival sejak 2003, serta pendiri dan pemimpin redaksi Tassvir (Image) Magazine sejak 1991. Film dokumenter pendek pertamanya, Iranian Revolution, dibuat tahun 1979. Karya lainnya adalah India 82 (dokumenter pendek, 1982), Tehran, Fall of 83 (dokumenter pendek, 1983), The White Station (seni video pendek, 1999), Tehran, 25th Hour (dokumenter pendek, 1999), The Art of Killing (seni video pendek, 2003), Bam, The 3rd Day, The 10th Day (dokumenter pendek, 2004), The Day You Were Not There (film pendek, 2005), Once Upon a Time, Marrakech (dokumenter, 60 menit), 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami (dokumenter, 2016).

Born in 1954 in Oroumieh, Iran, Seifollah Samadian is a graduate of English Literature. He started his career as a photographer in 1968 and as a documentary filmmaker in 1978. He has been involved as a jury, curator of photo exhibitions, and running workshops in numerous national and international events. He has also been the founding director of the Annual Image Visual Arts Festival and Tassvir Film Festival since 2003, as well as running Tassvir (Image) Magazine as a founder and chief editor since 1991. He made his first short documentary film, Iranian Revolution, in 1979 and his other films are: India 82 (short documentary, 1982), Tehran, Fall of 83 (short documentary, 1983), The White Station (short video-art, 1999), Tehran, 25th Hour (short documentary, 1999), The Art of Killing (short video-art, 2003), Bam, The 3rd Day, The 10th Day (short documentary, 2004), The Day You Were Not There (short film, 2005), Once Upon a Time, Marrakech (60 minutes, documentary), 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami (documentary, 2016).