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Panel: A Tribute to Jafar Panahi and Creative Expression in Iran

The Circle (2000). (Celluloid Dreams)

Part of the series
A Tribute to Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi

The panel highlights the cinematic achievement of filmmaker Jafar Panahi and explores the current state of creative expression in Iran.

Speakers include:

Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature, Columbia University'Moderator)

Hadi Ghaemi (Executive Director, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran)

Negar Mottahedeh (Associate Professor of Literature, Duke University)

Richard Pe?}a (Program Director, Film Society of Lincoln Center/Professor of Film Studies, Columbia University).

This series is part of Creative Voices of Islam in Asia, a three-year initiative made possible by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Can't make it to this program? Tune in to the free live video webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live from 6:45 to 8:15 pm ET. Online viewers are encouraged to submit their questions to [email protected] during the webcast.


Event Details

Wed 2 Mar 2011
1:45pm - 3:15pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

Free admission. Limit to 2 tickets per person. Registered tickets can be picked up starting at 5:00 pm on the day of event. Tickets not picked up by 6:35 pm will be forfeited.