Iran Darroudi DVD Released

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Iran Darroudi DVD Released

IFVC is proud to announce the Pathfinder Home Entertainment DVD release on July 26, 2011 of the fourth and latest film in our Renowned Iranian Artists series, Iran Darroudi: The Painter of Ethereal Moments, produced and directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou. This film was produced over a period of seven years with the complete cooperation of the artist herself. The film had its public premiere in Stockholm, Sweden in October of 2009, and has since been screened to tremendous acclaim from audiences at special events in Paris, London, Berlin, Toronto, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami and Washington, D.C, as well as both Fairleigh Dickinson and Yale Universities. Earlier this year it was selected for Leipzig Film Festival and the second edition of the Ibn Arabí Film Festival in Murcia, Spain. The critical response to the film has been overwhelmingly positive, both online and in print.

With this film, The director has tried to show the various sides of a complex artist, a creative individual who has spent much time in both the east and the west and been duly influenced by both, and to examine how a female artist has managed to survive two different regimes in Iran.

In addition, the DVD will contain as an extra Maghsoudlou’s 1972 short film Ardeshir Mohasses & His Caricatures, also making its DVD debut. Mr. Maghsoudlou is currently working on an updated and expanded version of this landmark film.

The DVD is available for $25 from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Blockbuster, and It will also be available for rental from Netflix.



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