List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2007-10-11

    Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence in the Iranian Diaspora

    Bay Area - East Bay Thursday - October 11, 2007     06:30 PM

    Iranian-American Bar Association (IABA) of Northern California
    LEONA Foundation, Inc.
    &
    Iranian Student Alliance in America (ISAA)

    Present

    Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence in the Iranian Diaspora


    University of California, Berkeley
    2040 Valley Life Science Building (VLSB)
    2200 University Ave
    Berkeley, CA 94720
    5:30-7:30pm
    October 11, 2007

    Panelists

    Shahin Germani
    Director of Women Studies, San Jose State University

    Elahe Amani
    Chair, Coalition of Women from Asia and the Middle East

    Don Laffoon
    Co-founder and executive director, STOP- GAP

    Robert Farzad
    President and managing partner, Farzad & Mazarei

    Film: Kobra's Decision --- Mill Valley Film Festival

    Bay Area - San Francisco Thursday - October 11, 2007     07:15 PM

    Kobra's Decision

    http://mvff.inticketing.com/filmlist.php?&browse_type=etitle&browse_value=Kobra's%20Decision&page=1&pagemax=20&action=search&searchstr=iran&action=reset

    Kobra (Zeinab Sohrabi), a young orphan girl who shepherds in the Iranian countryside is summoned back to her tribe's camp, where she's issued an order from her guardian: Spend several days in town with a mysterious elderly woman. Reluctant to leave behind her life (and her beloved horse), Kobra goes, though she has a hard time in her new surroundings and yearns to rejoin her people. Like his previous film, the wonderfully fairy tale-like The Liar Shepherd (MVFF 2006), director Sirous Hassanpour's latest work has a folklore feel that's complemented by an impressive sense of poetic naturalism. Iranian cinema has long had a knack for making films about children; this fable on the importance of community and finding your place in the world speaks eloquently to audiences, whoever and wherever they are.

    Presented in association with Iranian.com

    Director: Sirous Hassanpour
    Producer: Sirous Hassanpour
    Screenwriters: Sirous Hassanpour, Payam Yazdani
    Cinematographers: Parviz Malekzadeh, Hassan Asadi
    Editor: Varuzh Karim Masihi
    Cast: Zeinab Sohrabi, Hooriyyeh Mirmohammadi, Fatemah Khan Baba'ee, Mohaddaseh Heidari

    Ticket Code: KOBR11R
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    Print Source:
    CMI
    Tehran Iran
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