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Raving Iran | Global Sounds on Screen

August 3, 2017
7:30 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Raving Iran Screening Room Thu, Aug 3, 7:30PM Sun, Aug 6, 2PM See more at https://ybca.org/whats-on/raving-iran Anoosh and Arash are at the center of Tehran's underground techno scene. Tired of hiding from the police and frustrated with their stagnating careers, they organize one last manic techno rave under dangerous circumstances in the desert. Back in Tehran they try their luck selling their illegally printed records with minimal success. When Anoosh is arrested, there seems to be no hope left. But then they receive a phone call from the biggest techno festival in the world . . . (2016, 84 min, digital) Part of: Global Sounds on Screen Jul 6 - Aug 13, 2017 Screening Room Not your typical concert movie series, this is a globe-trotting survey of films on music, struggle, joy, and dissent. From the birth of the blues in West Africa to unexpected techno in Iran, pop idols in Japan, and a pioneering woman in synthesizers, these films offer a broad depiction of music on-screen. Thu, Jul 6, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 9, 2PM: Mali Blues | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Jul 13, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 16, 2PM: Quest | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Jul 20, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 23, 2PM: Eye and Ear Control | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Jul 27, 7:30PM and Sun, Jul 30, 2PM: A Life in Waves | Global Sounds on Screen Thu, Aug 10, 7:30PM and Sun, Aug 13, 2PM: Tokyo Idols | Global Sounds on Screen See all of our upcoming films at ybca.org For more info, call 415.978.2787 or visit ybca.org Enjoy FREE same-day gallery admission with all YBCA presented performances & films!

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