In light of cultural and familial obligations, to what lengths will someone go for the person they love?

Aram, an Iranian-Armenian trans man living in the U.S. since childhood, returns to Armenia to meet his girlfriend’s conservative family. Over the course of the day-long journey, Aram’s brother helps him prepare for the meeting, while also coming to terms with Aram’s transition.


Written and directed by Pouria Heidary Oureh, this quiet and introspective film beautifully illustrates the bittersweetness of reconnecting with a culture that may not be accepting of who you have become.


CO-PRESENTED by The Kansas City Film Festival




Sunday, June 25 |  3:00pm
Tivoli Cinemas in Westport
Directed by Pouira Heidary Oureh
80 minutes  |  Aremia  |  2016

“With a striking, openhearted perspective, APRICOT GROVES is a beautiful film that proves that when it comes to love there are no borders." - INSIDE OUT

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