List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2005-03-24

    Tribeca Film Festival (3 Iranian Movies) - Many screenings

    New York Thursday - March 24, 2005     12:00 PM

    Middle Eastern Films at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival

    Iran:

    Pilgrimage (Ziarat)
    Directed by Bahman Kiarostami
    Country: Iran
    Section: Competition for Documentary Features (93 min)
    U.S. Premiere

    After Saddam's fall, hundreds of thousands of Iranians rushed to cross the suddenly unguarded border with Iraq to visit the holiest shrines of Shi'ism in Karbala and Najaf. Many traveled without valid papers and others did not hesitate to beg or even lie to get to these sacred sites. Playing with Infidels (Kofar) a portrait of the Godars, gypsies of Indian descent, who are Iran’s forgotten people.

    Screenings:
    Sunday, April 24 at 1:30 pm in Regal 07
    Monday, April 25 at 4:15 pm in Regal 08
    Wednesday, April 27 at 5:00 pm in Regal 04

    Gilaneh
    Directed by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahab
    Country: Iran
    Competition for Narrative Features (84 min)
    International Premiere

    It is the Iranian New Year, 1988. Sadaam is bombing Tehran. And Gilaneh's family is being ripped apart by the war. Her son-in-law is missing after deserting the army. Her charming son, Ishmael, is heading off to fight for his country. Fifteen years later, on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Gilaneh is alone in her village home, taking care of Ishmael, now an invalid veteran. This beautifully shot, timely film overflows with unwavering pain, suffering and hope.

    Screenings:
    Sunday, April 24 at 5:30 pm in Regal 03
    Wednesday, April 27 at 12:30 pm in Regal 02
    Friday, April 29 at 8:45 pm in Regal 11

    Tickets
    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami, Ermanno Olmi, and Ken Loach
    Country: Iran, Italy, U.K.
    Section: Spotlight, Feature Narrative, (115 min)
    North American Premiere

    Screenings:
    Saturday, April 23 at 6:00 pm in PACE
    Monday, April 25 at 1:00 pm in Regal 05

    Prostitution Behind the Veil (Prostitution bag sloret)
    Directed by: Nahid Persson
    Country: Denmark
    Section: Documentary Competition (57 min)
    North American Premiere

    This documentary follows two young women raising children and supporting drug habits through prostitution in a country ruled by fundamentalists. One recounts how the chief of religious police read the Koran before engaging in rough sex with her.

    Screenings:
    Tuesday, April 26 at 4:00 pm in Regal 06
    Thursday, April 28 at 1:30 pm in Regal 07
    Friday, April 29 at 3:45 pm in Regal 09



    Israel:

    Looking for the Lost Voice (Bikvot Hakol Havud)
    Direced by Tzipi Trope
    Country: Israel
    Section: Competition for Documentary Features (70 min)
    International Premiere

    This Israeli documentary examines some of the dreams that were shattered in the aftermath of a horrific suicide bus bombing in 2002, which took the life of a young man whose father, a son of Holocaust survivors, dreamt of a joint Arab-Israeli business venture; the young man himself was in a rock band whose members were all offspring of Israeli military men.

    Screenings:
    Tuesday, April 26 at 8:30 pm in Regal 03
    Wednesday, April 27 at 4:15 pm in Regal 08
    Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 pm in Regal 06

    Little Peace of Mine (shalom katan sheli)
    Directed by Eyal Avneri
    Country: Israel
    Section: Competition for Documentary Features (126 min)
    North American Premiere

    Nadav, a 12-year old takes it upon himself to do something about the endless cycle of terrorist bombings and reprisals. He founds a peace movement consisting entirely of children, both Israeli and Palestinian. The filmmaker followed Nadav and the other children for nearly two years.

    Tuesday, April 26 at 8:30 pm in Regal 03
    Wednesday, April 27 at 4:15 pm in Regal 08
    Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 pm in Regal 06

    Ushpizin
    Directed by Gidi Dar
    Country: Israel
    Section: Competition for Narrative Features (90 min)
    North American Premiere

    An Israeli drama with humor set in the customarily closed world of ultra-Orthodox Jews. Moshe and Malli, a married couple, are suffering through a financial crisis and so naturally they pray for help, but instead of a miracle two suspect strangers with criminal pasts appear on their doorstep. The film is reportedly the first made by members of the Israeli ultra-Orthodox community that is aimed at a general audience.

    Screenings:
    Tuesday, April 26 at 8:30 pm in MJH
    Wednesday, April 27 at 3:00 pm in MJH
    Thursday, April 28 at 10:00 pm in Regal 06

    Draft (Leil Giyus)
    Directed by Naomi Levari
    Country: Israel
    Section: Shorts in Competition – Narratives (18 min). Screening as part of the Homeland Insecurity shorts program.
    New York Premiere

    Yoav Genar, a pacifist, is doing all he can to prevent his son from enlisting in the army. In the 24 hours prior to the draft, emotional and ideological confrontation evolves between father and son.

    Screenings:
    Monday, April 25 at 10:00 pm in Regal 05
    Wednesday, April 27 at 8:15 pm in Regal 10
    Saturday, April 30 at 11:30 am in Regal 03


    Morocco:

    The Sacred and the Absurd
    Directed by Ghasem Ebrahimian
    Country: Morocco
    Section: Shorts in Competition – Narratives (15 min). Preceeding Gilaneh
    North American Premiere

    Screenings:
    Sunday, April 24 at 5:30 pm in Reg03
    Wednesday, April 27 at 12:30 pm in Reg02
    Friday, April 29 at 8:45 pm in Reg11


    Testament (Tenja)
    Directed by Hassan Legzouli
    Country: Morocco, France
    Section: Wide Angle, Feature Narrative (80 min),
    North American Premiere

    Noureddine is a second-generation Moroccan living in the northern France. His father dies, having never returned home, and the young man is obliged to accompany his father's body on its long journey homewards. France's most versatile young actor, Roschdy Zem gives another wonderful performance as a man struggling to comprehend a world with which he has had little prior contact. In Arabic.

    Screenings:
    Monday, April 25 at 9:30 pm in Reg02
    Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 PM in Reg07
    Saturday, April 30 at 10:00 PM in TC1


    Syria:

    Flood in Baath Country (Déluge au pays du Baas)
    Omar Amiralay
    Country: Syria
    Section: Competition for Documentary Features (46 min)
    International Premiere

    In 1970, Omar Amiralay made a beautiful short documentary (it opens this program) in praise of the ruling Baath party's project to construct an impressive system of dams. Today, after fatal construction flaws have been found, his controversial new film (it was withdrawn from the Carthage Film Festival) explores the metaphorical implications of that weakness in a beautifully crafted piece of filmmaking.

    Screenings:
    Saturday, April 23 at 9:15 pm in Reg01
    Tuesday, April 26 at 4:15 pm in Reg08
    Friday, April 29 at 1:00 pm in Reg06


    Turkey:

    Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (Karpuz Kabugundan Gemiler Yapmak)
    Directed by Ahmet Uluçay
    Country: Turkey
    Section: Competition for Narrative Features (101 min)
    U.S. Premiere

    In a small Turkish village in the 1960's, two young boys are so in love with the movies that they fashion a makeshift projector out of a wooden box. Made on less than a shoestring budget, by a reclusive filmmaker with several accomplished shorts to his credit, this autobiographical charmer is unforgettable.

    Screenings:
    Saturday, April 23 at 10:00 pm in Reg06
    Monday, April 25 at 2:30 pm in Reg03
    Wednesday, April 27 at 4:00 pm in Reg05


    India:

    Little Terrorist
    Directed by Ashvin Kumar
    Countries: U.K., India
    Tribeca Family Festival – Short Narrative, (15 min)
    New York Premiere

    Screenings:
    Saturday, April 23 at 2:15 pm in Reg10
    Friday, April 29 at 2:15 pm in Reg10
    Sunday, May 1 at 11:45 am in Reg11


    Please check www.tribecafilmfestival.org for more information or updates (times and venues are subject to change.)

    Theater addresses:

    Regal Cinemas
    102 North End Avenue (at Vesey Street)

    Pace University Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts (PACE)
    1 Pace Plaza (on Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street)

    Scholastic Theater (SCHOL) (Venue for Family Films only)
    557 Broadway

    Stuyvesant High School (SHS)
    345 Chambers Street (at North End Avenue)

    Tribeca Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
    199 Chambers Street (between Greenwich and West Streets)

    Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memory to the Holocaust (MJH)
    36 Battery Place (Next to Piers at Battery Park)

    Tribeca Cinemas (TC)
    54 Varick Street (Below Canal Street, at Laight Street)

    Tribeca Film Center (TFC)
    375 Greenwich Street, 2nd Floor (between Franklin and North Moore Streets)

    Tribeca Grand (TG)
    2 Avenue of the Americas (between White and Walker Streets)


    Haale concert

    New York Thursday - March 24, 2005     07:30 PM

    location: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center at 47th Avenue and Van Dam Street, Long Island City, NY
    date: March 24, 2005
    time: 7:30 p.m.
    ticket prices: $12 general admission; $7 students/seniors

    Haale is a New York singer/songwriter of Persian heritage whose folk, alternative rock music is infused with ancient Sufi-inspired lyrics. The concert is part of the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center's "Performance Planet," an international music series.
    From: Randy Fader-Smith (Randyfs@lagcc.cuny.edu)

    WORLD ART NIGHT

    Salt Lake City Thursday - March 24, 2005     08:00 PM

    International and Ethnic Performances

    Date & Time: Thursday March 24, 2005 at 8:00 PM
    Location: University of Utah, Union Building
    Admission: Free to public

    Noorooz Party in Montreal - Canada

    Montreal Thursday - March 24, 2005     09:00 PM

    Noorooz Party in Montreal Canada

    March 24, 2005
    @ NewTown Night Club (downtown Montreal)
    with DJ SAMAN and DJ SOLIDSTYLEZ
    Cover Charge : $10.00 in Advance
    and $15.00 @ Door
    For More Infromation please visit:
    www.Tehran911.com

    Persian New Years/International Party at Elixer Lounge

    Phoenix Thursday - March 24, 2005     09:00 PM

    This Thursday will be spectacular! Featured at this party will be Myryka performing a belly dancing show, music mixed by DJ Ali (who will be playing extra Persian music along with Arabic, Latin, Greek and other International music), HOMA TV will be taping for broadcast in Europe and Iran at this event. You won't want to miss it we don't want you to miss it so we are reducing everyone's cover to $5 for this special night. Thank you for supporting your Iranian community and feel free to look at pictures from the last party at Elixir which was a huge success with over 300 people. We will make these Thursday partys a weekly event thanks to you.

    For more details go to www.exclusiveparty.com

    Place: Elixir Bar/Nightclub 7419 E. Indian Plaza (4 block E. of Scottsdale Rd. and Camelback Rd. on South Side) call 480-970-1495 for directions
    Date/Time: Thursday night March 24th, Doors open at 9:00PM dance music starts after 10:00PM until 2AM
    Performance: Myryka the Belly Dancer
    Music: Persian,International, Arabic, Latin, Greek, Hip Hop, 80's, Popular Dance and whatever makes you move mixed by me.
    Special Appearance: HOMA TV taping for Europe and Iran


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