The World’s Last House

Amir Gholami

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Amir Gholami, The World’s Last House (still), 2019.

Festival Forum: New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival 2021 The World’s Last House
Amir Gholami

15 Minutes
Rojhilat, East Kurdistan

Festival Forum

October 7–21, 2021

In this bitter comedy an old man, answering people's letters and solving their problems in an isolated village in Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, is facing the weirdest challenge of his life—an intrusive guest with three bullets in his gun.

The World’s Last House is one of twelve films picked by the programmers of the fifth edition of the New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival as part of a special feature on e-flux Video & Film, streaming for two weeks from October 7–21 and accompanied by a conversation between the festival’s founder Xeyal Qertel and e-flux’s Lukas Brasiskis. See the full program here.

The program is part of the series Festival Forum on e-flux Video & Film, presenting collaborations with established and emerging moving-image festivals from around the world.

For more information, contact program [​at​] e-flux.com.

Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Middle East
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Amir Gholami (b. 1984, Iran) is a professor, film critic, and the director of several short and documentary films.

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