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“Nasta‘liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy” at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington DC
 

“Nasta‘liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy” at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington DC

Persia's most popular and visually stunning script Nasta'ligh at Freer Sackler Gallery

Ancient Meets Contemporary: Chahab Tayefeh-Mohajer at Tara Gallery

Although he left his home in Iran over 40 years ago to settle in France, Chahab continues to explore Iran’s rich history, cultural heritage, and famous excavation sites for inspiration: His work is set to be featured at the Golestan Gallery in Tehran (Iran’s most prominent contemporary art gallery) in the coming months.

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"Pretty Money Problems" by Elnaz Farajollahi

“West Turns Middle East”: Iranian Artist Elnaz Farajollahi’s Exhibition in Switzerland

In her current works being shown in the exhibition, "West Turns Middle East", the artist reflects on the role of women in Iranian society and often uses her portraits in various forms; full body, face, or in the representation of an animal.

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Documentary on Persian New Year: K-von’s “Nowruz: Lost & Found”

Popular Persian stand-up comedian K-von’s latest feature length documentary, Nowruz: Lost & Found is loaded with laughs. The movie follows K-von’s discovery that he was “not informed about a huge holiday known as Nowruz/Norooz (Persian New Year)”–which is celebrated by over 300 million people worldwide.

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Rosewater: Jon Stewart’s New Film About Maziar Bahari’s Arrest in Iran

Written by BBC journalist, Maziar Bahari, the feature film Rosewater is based on the New York Times best-selling memoir, Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival.

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Parts Unknown: Anthony Bourdain in Iran

Finally! All you Iran-loving foodies, your wish has come true.

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Brain Zoo Studios: Pepe & Lucas Available on iTunes

Created by Mo Davoudian, founder of Brain Zoo Studios, an Emmy® Award winning character animation studio based in Los Angeles, “Pepe & Lucas” is a new enhanced children’s book.

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