Stage Photo of Nader and Simin, a Separation
In 2021, his new work A Hero was released with positive comments. His works deeply observe Iranian society, melt the issues such as marriage, religion and social class into one furnace, analyze various aspects of the society, so he is called the scalpel of Iranian society and the pioneer of social melodrama. In his masterclass, Asghar Farhadi will have an in-depth conversation with Wang Yao, a lecturer and film scholar at the Beijing Film Academy, through network connection.
Wang Yao, a lecturer in Beijing Film Academy. He is also a member of FIPRESCI and NETPAC, also works as curator and program consultant of film festivals in China and other countries, including the BJIFF, Hainan Island IFF, etc. He was juror for various international film festivals in Cottbus, Vladivostok, Bucheon, Transylvania, Belgrade, etc.
Based on the successful experience of “Online BJIFF” last year, the BJIFF this year will continuously take innovative measures, integrate tradition with modernity, upgrade the digital means such as online connections, virtual booths and online film screening, as well as remote transactions, live broadcast and interaction, connect the film institutions and film festivals at home and abroad to provide a brand-new online immersive participation experience for the guests, media and fans, create the “Beijing SolutIon“ for the BJIFF exhibition to meet the cultural needs of the masses in China and enhance the influence of global communication in the world.
Asghar Farhadi Masterclass
Theme: Secret and Answer: Foundation of Farhadi’s Realism
Time: 10:40PM, September 27, broadcast on Beijing Satellite TV
10:00AM, September 25, broadcast on platforms such as xuexi.cn, yangshipin.cn, iQIYI, etc.
Panalist: Wang Yao