SOAS University of London

Centre for Iranian Studies

'Ebrahim Golestan, Noghteh, Sare Khat' A New Documentary on Ebrahim Golestan by Mohammad Abdi

Ebrahim Golestan

Date: 20 April 2018Time: 6:00 PM

Finishes: 20 April 2018Time: 8:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

A new feature documentary about Ebrahim Golestan, renowned Iranian writer and filmmaker and an important contemporary intellectual figure. The film, shot over the last 10 years by Mohammad Abdi, has captured new and unseen aspects of his character, including his memories from meeting the Shah, Khomeini and well-known figures in the Iranian arts such as Forough Farrokhzad.

Golestan Poster

Documentary in Persian - no subtitles. Followed by a Q&A with the director, Mohammad Abdi.

Tickets: £8/£5 (students) online.  To purchase tickets visit the SOAS Online Store. £10/£7 (students) on the door. For the student rate proof of status required.

Hosted by the Centre for Iranian Studies - London Middle East Institute, SOAS

Announcement in Persian

Chair: Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad, SOAS

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Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330