Screening of 'Blackboards' by KSSO

KurdishCinema.com / May 23 2007

Kurdish Studies & Students Organization is presenting free screening of award winning young
Iranian director Samira Makhmalbaf’s "Blackboards" in London. The screening of film will take
place on Thursday,31st of May in 2007 at 19:00, Room L67-SOAS University.

Blackboards LACKBOARDS succeeded in leaving audience, enthusiastic, absorbed and open-
mouthed. The film is like a door to another world and one that most, having seen it, would be
glad they are not living in. (The Guardian)

Among the Kurds of western Iran, the itinerant teachers of "Blackboards" literally carry their
blackboards on their backs through the mountains where learning to read and write is
secondary to staying alive. (Offoffoff.com)

Samira Makhmalbaf, became the youngest director to have a
film in the Cannes Film Festival's competition category  

For more information:  www.ksso.org.uk  
Email: mc@ksso.org.uk


KSSO is a non-partisan body that strives to promote greater
awareness of the Kurds and Promoting intellectual exchange.