The Face Of A City

  • 8.7 10
  • 2021
  • 10min
The Face Of A City
  • Original Title: The Face Of A City

Canada-based Iranian director Farhad Pakdel films four Iranian families in this country as they reminisce about the spaces in Tehran that housed their lives before the exile.

The Face Of A City

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma/ Lunenburg Doc Fest/ Lebu International Film Festival/ FIDBA - Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Buenos Aires/ Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival/ London Migration Film Festival/ Lund International Architecture Film Festival

The Face Of A City. The Space of Migration

The Face of a City explores migration as an existential experience that splits life in two, requiring immigrants to redefine themselves in the new milieu. The focus of the film is on the significance of the place and how it transcends a physical entity.

 Not only do we have memories of places, of a city, but the city bears our memories and registers our traces. The Face of a City is also homage to Tehran, the city the director was born and grew up in.

Farhad Pakdel
Farhad Pakdel Director

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