Writing on the City (2016) 

Special Screening

Directed by Keywan Karimi 

60 minutes 


Persian with English subtitles  


Writing on the City is a reflection on political graffiti on the walls of Tehran, spanning from the 1979 Islamic Revolution to Iran's contested 2009 election. In October 2015, director Karimi was sentenced by the Islamic Revolutionary Court to six years imprisonment and 223 lashes for "propagating against the Islamic Republic" and "insulting religious sanctities".

Followed by a masterclass by Keywan Karimi

SOAS, 22nd April 2018 @12:00