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Monthly Archive for February, 2018

March 1st: Abbas Alizadeh

Dear all,
Please join us for the final meeting of the Persian Circle at the University of Chicago of the Winter quarter, this Thursday at 5pm, for a talk in Persian entitled:
The Roots of Formal Nationalism and the Rise of the Nation State in Iran
By Dr. Abbas Alizadeh
Thursday 1st March
Pick Hall 218
5828 S. University Ave
Chicago, IL […]

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February 22nd: Hossein Khandan

Dear all,
Thanks to all those who came to, enjoyed, and meditated on Abbas Kiarostami’s ’24 Frames’ last week! The theme of Iranian cinema – and Kiarostami in particular – continues this week, with a talk by Chicago-based Iranian-American filmmaker, Hossein Khandan, on his latest film: Waiting for Kiarostami. This talk will be in Persian.
Hossein Khandan on “Waiting […]

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Ba salam,
This week at Persian Circle, the organisers of Persian Movie Nights at the University of Chicago will be screening Hamid Nematollah’s critically-acclaimed 2017 film, “Rag-e Khab” (‘Subdued’), starring Leila Hatami.

You can watch the trailer here.
Mina is recently divorced from her drug addict husband. With her mother deceased and estranged from her father, she leads an […]

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