Friday , May 13 at 1:00pm, Harper 145:
Cafe Setareh (2006, 1h40m), directed by Saman Moghaddam
"Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria’s husband has been morally corrupted, and now it’s up to her to take charge of the small café that proves the only source of income to the couple. Saloomeh is a beautiful young woman who dreams of marrying Ebi, but how will the couple survive on the salary of a simple mechanic? Lastly, middle aged Moluk has fallen for a much younger man, and her heart breaks when she discovers that her love is unrequited."
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