“Fireworks Wednesday” to be screened at the Douglass Theatre


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The Douglass Theatre has become well-known for its film screenings, including an upcoming screening of the captivating Iranian film “Fireworks Wednesday.”

Mary Lathem, Arts & Entertainment Editor

As a well-known location for cutting-edge film screenings in Macon, the Douglass Theatre’s next film screening will transport audiences into the center of Iranian class divide. On Sept. 11, the film “Fireworks Wednesday,” directed by Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, will be screened at the Douglass at 2:00, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.

The 2006 film follows the life of Rouhi, a young Iranian woman preparing for marriage, who takes a temporary job as a maid in the home of a turbulent married couple in the midst of an infidelity crisis. A powerful commentary on marriage and class in Iran, the award-winning film has captured worldwide attention from audiences and critics alike.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. For a full listing of events at the Douglass Theatre, please visit www.douglasstheatre.org.