Norman Schwarzkopf Made Me Gay

 Oct. 20th
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 fighters.
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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