Asian Arts Initiative
Film screenings of:
Dr. Mossadeq: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Shah by Firouzan Films (2009)
A satirical animated short on the Iranian national political paranoia and the coup against Mossadegh.
Norman Schwarzkopf Made Me Gay by Sara Zia Ebrahimi (2012)
A humorous personal documentary that weaves together the filmmaker’s
life experiences with international relations between the US and Iran.
Die For My People by Revolution of the Mind (2010)
This music video traces the last 35 years of Iranian history/politics
through the eyes of one fictional character, whose story is a
combination of the true journeys of several real-life Iranian freedom
Operation Ajax for the iPad: Official Trailer by Coginito Comics (2012)
An interactive graphic novel based on Stephen Kinzer’s All The Shah’s Men which tells the story of the coup of Mossadegh.
Mossadegh by Roozbeh Dadvand (2011)
Iran. 1959. It is six years after the CIA orchestrated coup d’état that
overthrew democratic Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh from power. Now
living under house arrest and suffering from a life-threatening
condition, Mossadegh must decide whether or not to trust a brilliant
American physician that is sent to treat him. (Starring David Diaan)
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