SOAS University of London

Centre for Iranian Studies

Monthly Film Screening: My Tehran for Sale

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
My Tehran for Sale

Date: 18 March 2013Time: 7:00 PM

Finishes: 18 March 2013Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

Dir Granaz Mousavi (2009). The controversial film is about an actress who considers emigrating from Iran because of difficulties that include the banning of works in which she has appeared.  In a case of life imitating art, My Tehran for Sale was banned in Iran and the actress, Marzieh Vafamehr, received a harsh sentence from the judiciary.

Granaz Mousavi is an award-winning Iranian-Australian poet, screen writer and director whose short and feature films have been screened around the world in international film festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival.

Followed by an online Q&A with the director, Granaz Mousavi, from Melbourne, Australia. Chaired by Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad, SOAS.

Tickets: £2 on the door

Organiser: Centre for Iranian Studies

Contact email: vp6@soas.ac.uk

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