Conflict Kitchen will stay open late for a special event. On September 16th, the eatery, which serves cuisine from countries with which the US is currently in conflict, will complete their focus on the food, culture and politics of Iran with a free outdoor screening of the 2014 film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.
Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps and other sordid souls, is a bastion of depravity and hopelessness where a lonely vampire (Sheila Vand) stalks its most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy (Arash Marandi) meets girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom.
Considered to be the first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s directorial debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave.
The Conflict Kitchen screening of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night will take place at 8 p.m. Food will be available for purchase.