Docunight #40: Scenes from a Divorce

Directed by Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
2016 / 73 min
Persian with English Subtitles

Awarded the best documentary film in the 4rth Afghanistan International Women Film Festival, 2016 Nominated best directing and best producing of a documentary film in 18th Celebration of the Documentary Film, Tehran, 2016 Official Selection in 13th IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival, Delhi, India, 2016 Official Selection in 4th Iranian Film Festival in Germany, Cologne, 2017 A young Iranian couple gets divorced after eight years of marriage. But they decide to continue living together in the same apartment to hide the news from the wife’s religious parents who won’t tolerate the idea. As time passes, keeping the parents in the dark becomes more challenging, as they happen to live one floor above this divorced couple in the very same building. After a year, the couple realizes things can no longer continue like this. They still keep their divorce a secret, however, as revealing the truth might entail something worse.

Date/Time: Aug 2, 7 PM – 9 PM
Location: 102 Chemistry Bldg, University Park, PA 16802-4615, United States

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Summer Picnic!

As the new executive board is now in place, let’s have our first event a summer picnic with BBQ chicken, swimming, hiking, kayaks, canoes, beach volleyball, card games and much more fun stuff! It is going to be on last Saturday in July (July 29th) in Black Moshannon State Park Pavillion 4.
We will head out to from IST parking lot at 10 sharp, so if you are looking for a ride or you can give rides, please be at the lot by 10.

Don’t hesitate to bring your friends too, It will be fun! The event will be free for active members and 10$ for others. So bring cash or checks only. No credit cards possible. We strongly encourage you to become active members for the new year starting in this event by just paying the 20$ membership fee and use the many benefits for active members in such events throughout the year. CASH OR CHECKS ONLY!
Let’s see ya’ll there!

Cheers!

ISA Officers

Date/Time: Saturday, July 29 at 11 AM – 5 PM
Location: Black Moshannon State Park, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania 16866

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