For film festivals, General Admission prices are $10, MFAH members, senior adults, and students with a valid student ID receive a $2 discount. The MFAH box office currently accepts credit and debit card only. You can purchase tickets in advance on our website mfah.org/films, in the museum lobbies during business hours, or at the film’s box office one hour before showtime.https://www.mfah.org/calendar/terrestrial-verses/202401261900
The filmmakers “thread [several] icepick-precise vignettes about the petty bureaucracies of working-class life in Iran.” —IndieWire
The drama Terrestrial Verses follows everyday people as they navigate the cultural, religious, and institutional constraints imposed on them by various social authorities in Tehran. These stirring vignettes capture the spirit of people amidst adversity, offering a nuanced portrait of a complex society.
The screening is followed by a Q&A via Zoom with filmmaker Alireza Khatami.