• 3 May 2009 at 15 : 06 PM

    Silence of the Sea at Yale University

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    On Sunday, May 3rd, Bahman Maghsoudlou introduced two films to the members of the Foundation of Iranians of Connecticut at Yale University. After an introduction by Dr. Ali Jafarian, the president of the Foundation, who had invited Dr. Maghsoudlou to lecture, two films were screened. The first was Persian Tree, a short film by Hassan […]

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  • 25 April 2009 at 14 : 52 PM

    Screening of Grass, plus book signing in Toronto

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    Screening of Grass, plus book signing in Toronto

    The Daricheh Foundation, with the collaboration of Toronto-based magazine Shahrvand, sponsored a screening of the feature documentary Grass: A Nation’s Battle For Life and a book-signing for Bahman Maghsoudlou’s new book Grass: Untold Stories on Saturday April 25 at the Paria Cultural Center in Toronto. The film was made by Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. […]

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  • 24 March 2009 at 14 : 35 PM

    Seven Servants and Ahmad Mahmoud released on DVD

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    Seven Servants and Ahmad Mahmoud released on DVD

    After years of anticipation, one of the final films of superstar Anthony Quinn, Seven Servants, made in 1996 and destined to become a cult film, was released on DVD by Pathfinder Pictures, a Los Angeles-based company. This surrealistic fantasy film was produced by Bahman Maghsoudlou and Stefan Jonas in Germany. David Warner, Alexandra Stewart, Audra […]

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  • 4 March 2009 at 14 : 30 PM

    DVD Release — Daryush Shokof’s Seven Servants

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    The long-awaited North American DVD release of Daryush Shokof’s Seven Servants, starring the great Anthony Quinn, is finally coming about on March 4, 2009, thanks to Pathfinder Pictures. The film was a darling of film festivals in 1996. Its terrific cast also includes David Warner, Alexander Stewart and Audra McDonald, and its score was composed […]

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  • 11 February 2009 at 14 : 55 PM

    Bahman Maghsoudlou at Princeton University

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    Bahman Maghsoudlou at Princeton University

    On Wednesday, February 11, by invitation of the Near Eastern Department of Princeton University. Mr. Bahman Maghsoudlou appeared at an event honoring the great caricaturist Ardeshir Mohasses. The short documentary film that Mr. Maghsoudlou made about him in 1972, which remained the only film about Mohasses up until he died in 2008, was screened, and […]

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  • 30 January 2009 at 14 : 09 PM

    Bahman Maghsouldlou Speaks in Boston

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    Bahman Maghsouldlou Speaks in Boston

    At the invitation of the Iranian Association of Boston, two IFVC productions, Ardeshir Mohasses & His Caricatures and Silence of the Sea, were screened at their center in Boston. Mr. Bahman Maghsoudlou, the president of IFVC, delivered a lecture and participated in a Q&A after the screening.

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  • 25 November 2008 at 19 : 05 PM

    Three IFVC Productions Available in DVD

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    Three IFVC Productions Available in DVD

    Three IFVC productions are now available in DVD in North America for the first time. Pathfinder Pictures is now offering Amir Naderi’s Manhattan by Numbers, Vahid Mousaian’s Silence of the Sea and the documentary Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Libert, about this most important of contemporary Iranian poets. Shamlou is the first in a series […]

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  • 17 November 2008 at 19 : 30 PM

    Silence of the Sea Screened in Washington

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    Silence of the Sea, the highly acclaimed film by Vahid Mousaian, was screened in Washington at Kanoone Iranian. Producer Bahman Maghsoudlou was a guest speaker at the event and participated in a Q&A with the audience after a short lecture. Kanoon also screened another film by Maghsoudlou, Ardeshir Mohasses & His Caricatures, the following week […]

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  • 17 November 2008 at 19 : 18 PM

    Announcement

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    IFVC is proud to announce that Bahman Maghsoudlou’s new book, Grass: Untold Stories, has been released by Mazda Publishing. This is the stirring tale of the lives of three American explorers and film pioneers, Merian C. Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack, creators of King Kong, and Marguerite Harrison, a journalist for the Baltimore Sun, who traveled […]

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  • 2 November 2008 at 19 : 20 PM

    Two Documentaries by Bahman Maghsouldlou Screened

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    Two Documentaries by Bahman Maghsouldlou Screened

    Ahmad Mahmoud: A Noble Novelist and Ardeshir Mohasses & His Caricatures, two documentaries produced and directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou, were screened in three cities in Sweden. The films were shown at the Folkets Hus Center in Hammarkullen, Gothenburg on October 31, at the Iranian Swedish Center in Malmo on November 1, and at Kanune Film […]

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