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Global Lens Film Series: "Modest Reception"

Global Lens Film Series: "Modest Reception"
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 7:00pm
Fort Worden, Schoolhouse, Room D
Port Townsend, WA

Goddard partners with Peninsula College and Port Townsend Film Institute to bring 2013 Global Lens Films to Port Townsend! All screenings are free and open to the public. Each will be followed by a facilitated discussion.

"Modest Reception" (Iran): Leila and Kaveh are a mysterious pair from Tehran, traveling the mountainous countryside in their Lexus coupe to push big bags of money on the locals. This turns out to be not so easy, but fascinating to watch, as the cagey couple invent increasingly brazen stratagies to place cash in the hands of the wary, proud or indifferent. Will they push things too far? Are they losing sight of their mission? What exactly is their mission? Led by riveting performances from Taraneh Alidoosti and writer-director Mani Haghighi, this bold comedy-drama unfurls with unexpected force amid subtle themes of power, privilege and corruption.