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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

"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. "As an Iranian girl I am influenced by the contradictions in my society. Contradictions that have taken regular shape, and the only thing I do is to refresh them in my own mind, so as to stop them from becoming normal...

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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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“Tanx God”: K-von’s New One-Hour Comedy Special

Comedian K-von has a father from the Middle-East and a mother from Middle-America, leaving him…Somewhere in-between. And in his new one-hour comedy special, “Tanx God”, he entertains with his multicultural knowledge and delivers the laughter.

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