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Film, Identity and Space: Indie Iranian Films Discussion

February 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

Free

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Winter Film Awards and Aftab Committee present Film, Identity and Space: Indie Iranian Films, a panel discussion moderated by Lila Nazemian with panelists, Rodin Hamidi, Shoja Azari, and Ghasem Ebrahimian.

In this discussion, we will hear about the experiences of Iranian-American filmmakers and their thoughts on indie Iranian films. The panel will be proceeded by a screening of three short films from Iran; Meeting with the Leaf by Fazlollah Tari, Live with Me by Amirhossein Kotobzadeh and Dancing in Water by Zahra Jafari.

About the Speakers:

• Iranian-born Lila Nazemian is a New York-based curator who works in the United States with Tehran-based artists. She is the US Projects Director of CultuRunners.

• Ghasem Ebrahimian is an award winning filmmaker from Iran who came to the US in 1974. His video installations have been shown in museums and galleries around the world.

• Rodin Hamidi is an independent Cinematographer, Director and Fine Art photographer based in New York City.

• Shoja Azari is an Iranian-born visual artist and filmmaker based in New York City, known for Women Without Men, Windows and K based on 3 of Franz Kafka’s short stories.

This free event is part of the 2017 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival and will be held on February 28 2017 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at Cinema Village, 22 East 22nd Street, New York NY 10003. Attendees should register at http://2017wfa.eventcombo.com/

Hosted by Aftab Committee for Iranian-American Artists as part of the 2017 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival.
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Winter Film Awards 6th annual INDIE FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 23-Mar 4 in NYC with a jam-packed schedule of 88 films by emerging filmmakers from 30 countries.

All genres — Free discussion Panels — $5 Matinees —Bloody Thursday all horror all day — daily screenings of fantastic films and lots of Free Parties. Hollywood might ignore women and people of color, but Winter Film Awards celebrates everyone! #WFA2017 #WFASoDiverse.

Visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com for details

Details

Date:
February 28, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://winterfilmawards.com/wfa2017

Venue

Cinema VIllage
22 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Organizer

Winter Film Awards
Phone:
415-355-4371
Email:
info@winterfilmawards.com
Website:
https://winterfilmawards.com