Directors Pegah Pasalar and Tania Hernández Velasco scheduled to attend.
Monday, June 12 at 8:00pm | The Chicago/Mexico City Filmmaker Exchange is a three-part, cross-cultural program between filmmakers based in Chicago and in Mexico City, exploring the theme of displacement and its relationship to geography and the self. Program: SUNDAY (2014, dir., Pegah Pasalar, 15 min.) During her thirtieth birthday, a young Iranian woman meets different members of her family who have emigrated from the country. TITIXE (pictured, 2018, dir. Tania Hernández Velasco, 62 min.) A mourning tree, dancing sprouts, ghosts, stories, and forgotten seeds—this is a Mexican family’s last attempt to cultivate their land. Funded by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE). Directors Pegah Pasalar and Tania Hernández Velasco scheduled to attend.