List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2004-05-11

    Iranian Movies On Sundance Channel

    Tuesday - May 11, 2004     01:30 PM

    Divorce, Iranian Style

    directed by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini

    YEAR
    1998

    76 MINS, Color

    Divorce is a nasty affair, no matter where you live. However, as related in this revealing documentary by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini, many will be happy they don't live in Iran. While a man can leave his wife at any time, in Iran a woman can divorce only due to her husband's insanity, impotence or lack of financial support. An isolated camera, shooting the proceedings in a small, crowded Tehran divorce court, records a series of different couples as they appear before a judge, and reveals the brutal sexism of the Iranian legal system. TVPG (AC) Stereo/Subtitles


    SCREENWRITER
    Ziba Mir-Hosseini

    Iranian Movies On IFC

    Tuesday - May 11, 2004     04:00 PM

    Color Of Paradise, The


    Compassionate Iranian film tells the story of a smart, sweet blind boy who discovers that his widowed father considers him a stumbling block to his future matrimonial plans.

    FORUM: Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize (2003)

    Boston Tuesday - May 11, 2004     05:00 PM

    Co-Sponsored with the Institute of Politics

    When: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 5:00 PM
    Where: John F. Kennedy School of Government, John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
    Harvard University

    2004 PAYVAND GATHERING

    Bay Area - South Bay Tuesday - May 11, 2004     05:45 PM

    Second Tuesday of the month | Senior Center | Cupertino, CA

    Attendance is open to all members of the community of all ethnic background
    Space limited to the first 150

    Admission:
    Members: $3.00
    None members: $5.00

    Please arrive at 5:45 PM
    at the Cupertino Senior Center: 21251 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014

    Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM

    Cupertino Senior Center (408) 777-3150
    Payvand Org. (408) 381-4268
    www.payvand.org
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