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While some Iranians tinker with nukes or rewrite the Holocaust, the protagonists of Tahmineh Milani’s Cease Fire ponder an issue closer to their luxurious home: the state of their new marriage. Pretty Sayeh and hunky Yousef are well-educated but immature; when one intentionally drops a glass, what ensues is not an apology but the mass demolition of the household’s glassware and ceramics. Milani, who’s known for her feminist melodramas, here turns to satire to examine upscale modern Iran. Sayeh is thoroughly modern; Yousef is a little bit 8th century—although his real problem turns out to be that he’s not in touch with his feelings. For American viewers who have lived through decades of self-help strategies, the ensuing emotional breakthroughs may seem a little stale. But the movie offers a striking look at contemporary bourgeois Tehran—including what may be the first ever openly gay characters in Iranian film. The film shows at 2 p.m. at the Freer Gallery of Art’s Meyer Auditorium, 12th St. & Jefferson Drive SW. Free. (202) 357-3200.