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Robert J Adanto

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Cinema Paradiso to Screen Pearls on the Ocean Floor

Robert Adanto's Pearls on the Ocean Floor is a thought-provoking, feature-length documentary examining the lives and works of Iranian female artists living and working in and outside the Islamic Republic. This unflinching and incisive study, featuring interviews with art luminaries Shadi Ghadirian, Shirin Neshat, Parastou Forouhar and others, captures the uncertainty of this momentous time in Iran's history. Speaking with grace and honesty, these brave women express what is seldom seen in western media: unique individual perspectives regarding issues of identity, gender, and the role that art plays... [more]
Posted by Robert J Adanto on 4/13/13