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A Tribute To Abbas Kiarostami

  • The Ray Stark Family Theatre (SCA 108) 900 West 34th Street Los Angeles, CA, 90007 United States (map)

A tribute to Abbas Kiarostami • 10/13/2016 📷: © Roya Ermagan

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PACSA in collaboration with USC School of Cinematic Arts and USC Middle East Studies Program presents:

Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Ray Stark Family Theatre (SCA 108)
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
RSVP is required and event is free and open to public

Event Description

Panel discussion with Jonathan Rosenbaum, Homayoun Ershadi, and Anahita Ghazvinizadeh followed by screening of the film Taste of Cherry.

About Panelists

JONATHAN ROSENBAUM: Renowned film critic and author of the book "Abbas Kiarostami (Contemporary Film Directors)".

HOMAYOUN ERSHADI: Iranian actor best known for his role in the film Taste of Cherry.

ANAHITA GHAZVINIZADEH: Iranian director and former student of Abbas Kiarostami and winner of the Cinefondation prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

About Abbas Kiarostami

During the course of his life (1940 – 2016), Abbas Kiarostami, the legendary Iranian filmmaker won the admiration of audiences and critics worldwide and has received more than seventy awards for his works. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or for "Taste of Cherry", winner of the Cannes Film Festival Award of the Youth for "Copie Conforme" (2010), winner of Chicago International Film Festival for best film "Through the Olive Trees", to name a few.

This event made possible with the generous support of Farhang Foundation (