Under the Shadow

Screening Info:

Iran / UK / Jordan | 2016 | 84 mins | Persian with English subtitles

One Screening Only
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 6:00pm (Doors open ½ prior to screening time)
The Broadway Theatre

Certifications: USA:PG-13
Content Guide: terror, scary images and brief language

Film Info:

Director: Babak Anvari
Screenplay: Babak Anvari
Producers: Lucan Toh, Oliver Roskill, Emily Leo
Cast: Narges Rashdi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Ray Haratian, Hamidreza Djavdan
Company: The Festival Agency

IMDB Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4273292/
Festivals: Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, Fantasia International Film Festival, & Calgary Underground Film Festival


Tehran, 1988: the Iran-Iraq war rumbles into its eighth year. The bombing campaigns focused on the city, coupled with the country’s bloody revolution, slowly tear a mother and daughter apart. As they struggle to stay together in the midst of these modern terrors, a mysterious evil stalks through their apartment, threatening their grip on reality.


Screens with:

Harvey’s Dream
Australia / 2014 / 5 mins / English
Director: Alexander von Hofmann
Harvey’s Dream brings us into the lives of Janet and Harvey, a retired couple, on a Saturday morning seemingly like any other. But this morning will be different. Harvey had a terrifying dream the night before and as he tells it to Janet, she becomes aware that the details of his dream eerily match this very morning.