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Tabaki (The Mourners)
 
 
Tabaki (The Mourners)

Type:
Documentary

Director:
Bahman Kiarostami

Year:
2001

Time:
25 minutes

Language:
Farsi with English subtitles
   

After a promising debut with A Trip to the Traveler's Land in 1994, Bahman Kiarostami (son of filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami) returns with this charming documentary film about mourners-for-hire who are called upon to attend funerals in Iran.

With an understated, lighthearted style, Tabaki presents a fascinating view of a peculiar occupation within this religious culture, offering in the process an insightful portrait of the society as a whole.

This film is available with a Digital Site License (DSL), which allows colleges, universities, or libraries to encode, locally host, and stream the film to their community on a closed, password-protected system.

Rental Information
This film is available from AFD for public screenings and television broadcast. For information regarding rental rates and formats, please contact info@arabfilm.com for institutional/non-theatrical screenings, or info@arabfilm.com for theatrical, festival, television, or other bookings.

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