The Unseeable Seeable
Director: Mohammad Ehsani, 2020, Iran, 30 minutes, Cast: Shahram Nazeri
This is a documentary about the life and work of Shahram Nazeri a prominent icon of Kurdish and Persian classical Sufi music. He was the first vocalist to set Rumi’s poetry to Persian music thirty-five years ago, thus establishing a tradition of Sufi music within both Persian classical music and his music was instrumental in introducing Western musical audiences to both Sufism and to the poetry of Rumi.
Screening with: The Last Shah + Poozhgan
Sunday, Sept. 20th, 03:15 PM
Mohammad Ehsani is an Iranian independent filmmaker and a member of the Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association and IDA. He has made several award-winning documentary and fiction films. Ehsani’s films deal with historical-drama and social- environmental issues in Iran.
Filmography: Rakhsh on Flesh (2003), The Lovers: The Victims (2004), Tabriz: Images from the Forgotten World (2007), Lady Urmia (2013), Enamel Dome (2014), Lonely Lake (2015), Once Hamoun (2016), Smoke (2017), Karun (2019), Bitter Wind (2020