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EIFF 2014: Life May Be (Mania Akbari/Mark Cousins, 2014)

July 3, 2014

Life May Be

Life May Be is a five part cinematic correspondence between Irish filmmaker Mark Cousins and Iranian filmmaker Mania Akbari, made over the last year, during which time the two UK-based filmmakers had no in-person contact. Essayistic but extremely intimate in nature, each filmed ‘letter’ (three from Cousins, two from Akbari) delves into themes relevant to their personal and creative lives (e.g. exile, representation, how we approach the body), becoming more complex as each letter responds to the former and spirals off in new directions…

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