top of page

MoMA & Lincoln Center

City of Tales 

by Arash Nassiri

28 March – 8 April 2018

MoMA & Lincoln Center, New York


© Arash Nassiri, City of Tales, 2017. Produced by the Han Nefkens Foundation.

The new film by Arash Nassiri CITY OF TALES, has been selected to be screened during the “New Directors/New Films Festival" (March 28 – April 8) New York.

This film is one of the new adquisition in our Han Nefkens Collection of videoart (second film by Nassiri in the collection).

The festival is produced by MOMA and the Lincoln Center with curators from both institutions. Also the film will be screened in both venues at the Film Society and at the MoMA.

City of Tales
Arash Nassiri, France/USA, 2018, 20m
Farsi with English subtitles
North American Premiere
Los Angeles plays Tehran in Arash Nassiri’s uncanny, nocturnal meditation on memory and place, which follows a group of people during Nowruz, the 13-night celebration of the Iranian New Year.


City of Tales by Arash Nassiri

28 March – 8 April 2018

New Directors/New Films Festival

MoMA & Lincoln Center, New York

bottom of page