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17:30 - 19:00 3 March 2010

Iranian cinema and literary adaptation: the films of Dariush Mehrju - Sara & A Doll's House


1.02 | Engineering Building (link Map)
Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Saeed Talajooy, UCL
Dr Nacim Pak-Shiraz

After screening Dariush Mehrju's Sara & A Doll's House (1993), Dr Saeed Talajooy (UCL) will be discussing the film with Dr Nacim Pak-Shiraz (Institute of Ismaili Studies, London) and the audience. This is the second screening in a short series at UCL, called 'Intergeneric' translation: inspriation and inflluence. With the support of the Iran Heritage Foundation, London.

Dr Nacim Pak-Shiraz completed her PhD at SOAS. Dr Pak-Shiraz has directed and produced The Dream of Flight, a documentary film about Iranian asylum seekers in Turkey. She has also presented at numerous international conferences and authored a number of articles on Iranian cinema including. She will be speaking about the role of women in Iranian cinema, particularly in Dariush Mehrju's films.


Dr Saeed Talajooy
+44 (0)20 7679 7458 | s.talajooy@ucl.ac.uk


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