YARAT Contemporary Art Space is delighted to invite all to the screening of 'Araf', directed by a short feature by Fidan Jafarova and Tofig Rzayev (Azerbaijan).
The screening will be organized as a event of YARAT Film Club on September 27.
“Araf” is a short film about war that was made in the stylistics of art house cinema. This film unravels a story of a family falling apart against the backdrop of war. The title has a strong symbolic meaning, as in Islam “Araf” denotes a place between Hell and Paradise.
Cast includes Basti Jafarova, Sabir Mammadov, Konul Iskander and Adil Demirov Film will be shown in Azerbaijani.
The venue is YARAT Contemporary Art Centre, Multifunctional Room. Entrance is free.
YARAT is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to nurturing an understanding of contemporary art in Azerbaijan and to creating a platform for Azerbaijani art, both nationally and internationally. Based in Baku, YARAT (meaning CREATE in Azerbaijani) was founded by Aida Mahmudova in 2011. YARAT realises its mission through an on-going program of exhibitions, education events and festivals. YARAT facilitates exchange between local and international artistic networks including foundations, galleries and museums.
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