Jan. 29 | ZER | Dir: Kazim Öz

Jan. 29 | ZER (Dir: Kazim Öz)
Center for Media, Culture and History

SCREENING/DISCUSSION

MONDAY / JANUARY 29 / 7 PM

Cantor Film Center, 36 East 8th Street

ZER  (113 min, 2017, Dir: Kazım Öz)

Moved by a song his ailing Kurdish grandmother sings to him on her deathbed, NYC-based Jan travels deep into the Kurdish heartland where she grew up in search of the truth behind the song. Introduction by Greta Scharnweber, Associate Director, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, and post-screening discussion with Kazım Öz moderated by Negar Taymoorzadeh, PhD Candidate, Cinema Studies, NYU

Co-Sponsors: Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Asian/Pacific/American Institute, Center for Religion and Media