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Ba salam,

This week at Persian Circle, the organisers of Persian Movie Nights at the University of Chicago will be screening Hamid Nematollah’s critically-acclaimed 2017 film, “Rag-e Khab” (‘Subdued’), starring Leila Hatami.

You can watch the trailer here.


Mina is recently divorced from her drug addict husband. With her mother deceased and estranged from her father, she leads an independent life. After finding a job in a restaurant she strikes up a friendship with its attentive manager. She starts having feelings she has never before experienced. These feelings, eventually shared, are shaken when the manager begins to distance himself from her. Thus commences a tumultuous emotional journey.

Thursday 8th February
Pick Hall 218
5828 S. University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Be omid-e didar!

Shaahin, Farinaz, and Nilofar

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