FILM CLUB: MURAD ABIYEV’S FILM OLD BAKU IS STILL ALIVE
21 Feb 17
YARAT Contemporary Art Space is delighted to invite you to the screening of “Old Baku is still alive”, a film directed by Murad Abiyev (Azerbaijan).
Old Baku is still alive / 2013 / Azerbaijan / 17 min / Shortfilm / Colour
The main character Agarahim lives alone indulging in the memories of the past. Whilst drinking his regular tea in an empty apartment or taking endless walks through streets of Icherisheher, he continues to talk to his deceased wife. Among other things he tells her about a mysterious stranger who visits him every evening. This mysterious visitor pleads him to dispel from the ghosts of the past and get back to normal life. Will Agarahim listen to the stranger’s rhetoric or will he give up and opt for slow death. He has to choose now.
The film will be shown in Azeri
Date: 21 February 2017
Location: YARAT Contemporary Art Centre, Multifunctional Room