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Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Event Type: screenings, narrative film

THU JAN 11 7:30PM
$10, $7 MEMBERS (+$3 At the door) General Public tickets › Members tickets ›

Overview

Overview Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

89 min | dir. Ann Marie Fleming | 2017

“Many independent animated films in recent years have adopted a hand-drawn and/or collage-heavy aesthetic, but few are quite as heartfelt and charming as Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses."
Sherilyn Connelly, The Village Voice

"An entertaining, educational, and poignant tale about identify and imagination that is filled with stories and poetry."
Alissa Simon, Variety

"This is not just a visual treat, it's a rewarding and unexpectedly engrossing piece of female-led storytelling."
Wendy Ide, Screen International 

Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d rather go to Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company of poets and Persians who tell her stories that force her to confront her past: the Iranian father she assumed abandoned her and the nature of poetry itself. The film is about building bridges between cultural and generational divides. It’s about being curious. Staying open. And finding your own voice through the magic of poetry.

The film’s voice actors include Sandra Oh (Rosie), Ellen Page (Kelly, Rosie’s best friend), Don McKellar (a young poet named Dietmar), Shohreh Aghdashloo (Mehrnaz, a professor at the University of Tehran) and Nancy Kwan (Gloria, Rosie’s overprotective grandmother). More than a dozen animators, including Kevin Langdale, Janet Perlman, Bahram Javaheri and Jody Kramer, worked on the film with Fleming.

THU JAN 11 | 7:30PM | $10, $7 MEMBERS (+$3 At the door)

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