A Tribute to Abbas Kiarostami

Join us for a panel discussion about the work and
legacy of Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami,
featuring Jonathan Rosenbaum, Homayoun Ershadi,
and Anahita Ghazvinizadeh followed by a screening of
Taste of Cherry (1997), Winner of the Palme d’Or at the
1997 Cannes Film Festival. at 7 pm . The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 .

PACSA in collaboration with USC School of Cinematic
Arts and USC Middle East Studies Program presents:

"A TRIBUTE TO ABBAS KIAROSTAMI"
Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Ray Stark Family Theatre (SCA 108)
Free- RSVP Required
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
?This event is free and open to public. RSVP is
required.
RSVP link: cinema.usc.edu/kiarostami


Event Description:

A panel discussion about the work and legacy of
Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, featuring
Jonathan Rosenbaum, Homayoun Ershadi, and Anahita
Ghazvinizadeh. Followed by a screening of Taste of
Cherry (1997), Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1997
Cannes Film Festival.


About Panelists:

JONATHAN ROSENBAUM: Renowned film critic and
author of the book “Abbas Kiarostami (Contemporary
Film Directors)”.

HOMAYOUN ERSHADI: Iranian actor best known for
his role in the film Taste of Cherry.

ANAHITA GHAZVINIZADEH: Iranian director and
former student of Abbas Kiarostami and winner of the
Cinefondation prize at the Cannes Film Festival.


About Abbas Kiarostami:

During the course of his life (1940 – 2016), Abbas
Kiarostami, the legendary Iranian filmmaker won the
admiration of audiences and critics worldwide and
has received more than seventy awards for his works.
Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or for
“Taste of Cherry”, winner of the Cannes Film Festival
Award of the Youth for “Copie Conforme” (2010),
winner of the Chicago International Film Festival for
best film “Through the Olive Trees”, to name a few.


This event made possible with the generous support
of Farhang Foundation.

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