Profession: Documentarist

Harun Farocki Institut with Shirin Barghnavard

On November 13, Harun Farocki Institut will be holding a film evening at silent green together with Shirin Barghnavard, the second scholarship holder of the Harun Farocki Residency. Barghnavard will be showing her film Profession: Documentarist, which was produced together with six other female Iranian filmmakers. This will be followed by a discussion between Shirin Barghnavard and Constanze Ruhm.

Profession: Documentarist | Iran 2014 | Farsi with English subtitles | 80'
Shirin Barghnavard, Firouzeh Khosrovani, Farahnaz Sharifi, Mina Keshavarz, Sepideh Abtahi, Sahar Salahshoor and Nahid Rezaei

Shirin Barghnavard received diplomas in film directing from the Sooreh University, Tehran, and screen from the Central Institute of Technology, Australia. Since 1999, she has made several award winning short and feature length documentary films. As an editor, she has worked on numerous documentary films by renowned Iranian filmmakers such as Rakhshan Bani Etemad and Firoozeh Khosrovani.

Constanze Ruhm is Professor of Art and Digital Media at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her productions include and intersect the fields of installation, film / video, text / publications, curatorial projects and websites. Her work focuses on contemporary forms of an art practice established around the relation of cinema and New Media with an emphasis on notions of identity, representation and (feminist) film theory.

The Harun Farocki Residency is sponsored by Goethe-Institut.

The event will be held in English.
Free entrance