Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C.

The Iranian Cultural Association of Washington, D.C. sponsored a screening of Iran Darroudi: The Painter of Ethereal Moments on one of its regular Monday meeting nights on April 4 at 8PM. Bahman.Borghei_thumb Ms. Pativash Moghadam opened the evening by speaking briefly about Kanoon. Mr. Bahram Zandi, who was responsible for selecting the film, read a short biography of Mr. Bahman Maghsoudlou, the director and producer, and then Maghsoudlou himself gave a few words of introduction, during which he thanked the Association and mentioned that it was his birthday and that he was happy to spend it in such worthy company. IMG_5689_thumb The audience, which included such notable figures as Ms. Nazi Azima (writer/translator), Ms. Shohreh Assemi (actress/TV producer), Dr. Mohammad Borghei (writer), Dr. Hadi Bahar, and Mr. Taghi Mokhtar (writer/journalist), responded very enthusiastically to the film during the Q&A that followed. IMG_5606_thumb The Iranian Cultural Association of Washington, D.C. is the oldest of its kind in the USA. It began holding programs in 1982 and has conducted its Monday night meetings every week for almost thirty years now. Mr. Maghsoudlou has been the special guest at these programs five times over the years, discussing his film and literary work. Moghaddam.Poster_thumb Iranian Magazine, the weekly magazine in Washington, D.C., which has been in publication for the past fifteen years under the auspice of Editor-in-Chief Taghi Mokhtar, has published a piece about that night, which can be read below: Iranian Magazine, Washington DC

Photos by: Babak Alipour


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