Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music  – May 7th 2015
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Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music – May 7th 2015

Thursday 7th May 7.30pm we host a free screening and Q&A of Dingomaro (2014, 66mins) with Cine Club DXB. On Iran’s Gulf coast a particular culture has grown from centuries of naval history and nearby trade. African roots in Iran result in remarkable and distinct customs, including styles of Persian-African music and dancing that is … Continue reading

TEDxKish Island, Iran
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TEDxKish Island, Iran

Kish island, an Iranian resort off the south coast, is a Free Trade Zone, no visa required, for anyone. Most people here in UAE know this as they conduct regular visa runs (Filipinos working in Dubai especially) to the island. “Don’t go to Kish, it’s not Iran!” Iranians here will tell you. A quick look … Continue reading

Russo-Persian History – Mershon Center for International Security Studies
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Russo-Persian History – Mershon Center for International Security Studies

A historical, socio-political look at Perso-Russian relations. The Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Department of History, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Department of the History of Art at The Ohio State University are hosting this … Continue reading

Six Pillars Screening – Sharjah Art Foundation, Nov 1st
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Six Pillars Screening – Sharjah Art Foundation, Nov 1st

“Sound as a Genre and Protagonist” was the title of one of the public programmes on Sound Art at Tashkeel, Dubai in September, focusing on the importance and abuse of sound in film. This was presented by resident artist, Six Pillars producer Fari Bradley who has reviewed cinema on BBC UK national radio film programmes … Continue reading