UK Premiere of Che – part of Persian Nights
Date: 20 September
Location: Cinema Lumiere, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 2DT
98 mins in Persian with English subtitles Iran | 2014 | col | dir. Ebrahim Hatamikia, with Fariborz Arabnia, Saeed Rad, Merila Zare'i
Che depicts 48 hours in the life of Mostafa Chamran, who was Iran’s first post-Islamic Revolution Defence Minister.
On August 16 and 17, 1979 he was sent by Ayatollah Khomeini to command several military operations in the civil war in the Kurdistan region which was besieged by anti-revolutionary forces.
The film has won two Crystal Simorghs in the fields of best editing and best visual effects at the 2014 Fajr International Film Festival.
This film is showing as part of My Persian Nights