ABC Africa03 Jul 2021
The event is over
Uganda, April 2000. Abbas Kiarostami and his assistant, Seifollah Samadian, arrive in Kampala at the request of a humanitarian association. For ten days, their camera reveals and records the faces of thousands of children. All orphans, they have lost their parents to AIDS.
17h - 19h
Abbas Kiarostami, ABC Africa (2001, 84 min)
Abbas Kiarostami, La Rage de dents (1980, 27’)
Dental hygiene has been neglected for generations in Mohammad Reza's family. As a result, the father and grandfather both wear dentures. The young Mohammad is also seized with a violent toothache. While he is being treated in hospital, a specialist gives him advice on dental hygiene.