Middle East Studies

Persian Film Series - A Moment of Innocence (1996)

Moment of Innocence Poster

Thursday, September 30, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Center for Language Studies, 195 Angell St., Room 202

About the Film
Directed and written by Mohsen Makhmalbaf in 1996, A Moment of Innocence is a semi-autobiographical account of Makhmalbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends.

Length: 78 minutes
Language: Persian with English subtitles

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