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Special Programs - Middle Eastern & North African Film Series: Documentary Shorts from Iran


Director, Keyvan Azad, Iran, in Frasi with English subtitles, 36 min, 2009

This offbeat documentary traces the colorful career of Iranian painter Manouchehr Safarzadeh and his reflection on the tension between self-expression and censorship before, during and after the Iranian Revolution.

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Director, Reza Haeri, Iran, in Farsi with English subtitles, 35 min, 2011

Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.

Sponsored by UWM's Center for International Education, Middle Eastern and North African Studies Certificate, Arabic Language Program, Center for Jewish Studies, Women's Studies and Film Studies. The film series is made possible through a grant by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information, please contact Rachel Schrag at or visit

April 25, 2012
7 pm - 9 pm
UWM Union Theater: UWM Union
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee ,WI 53211
Cost (single lecture/series)
General Public: $0 / $0
IWA Member: $0 / $0
All Area Student & UWM Community Members: $0 / $0