19 February 2010

Tel Aviv: Iranian film forum, Feb. 23-May 25

The Center for Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University will present an Iranian Film Forum on Tuesdays, from February 23-May 25.

Screenings, followed by Q&A, will run from 6-8.30pm (Room 281, Gillman Building).

Attendees will have the opportunity to become acquainted with diverse aspects of the Iranian experience, within the country and abroad

Professor Mahmood Karimi-Hakak, an Iranian filmmaker and creative arts profession at Siena College of New York, will lead the discussions. He is a visiting Fulbright scholar at the Center for Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University.

-- February 23: Introduction to Iranian Cinema
Dream Interrupted (2004); Mahmood Karimi-Hakak
A documentary film based on "Exiled to Freedom: A Memoir of Censorship"

-- March 16: Women in Iran
The Day I Became a Woman (2000); Marzieh Meshkini

-- April 13: Iranian Youth
The Girl in the Sneakers (1999); Rasul Sadrameli

-- May 4: Minorities in Iran
The Blackboard (1999); Samirah Makhmalbaf

-- May 25: Iranian Diaspora
To be announced

The program is tentative and subject to change

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