Valley Film Festival’s Focus on Iran event and panel

The Valley Film Festival celebrated the Persian new year with a special screening of new films from Iran, one of them being Strangers in a Book, where I played the lead role of Sara. I also was a producer on this film. This event was called Focus on Iran and will took place on Saturday, March 24th at 1pm at Columbia College, Hollywood and I had the opportunity to be a part of their panel as well. I shared my experiences of growing up as an Iranian-American, while filmmaker Leyla Nejad (“Shackled”) spoke of her experiences growing up in Iran. […]

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Valley Film Festival’s Focus on Iran event

The Valley Film Festival is celebrating the Persian new year with a special screening of new films from Iran, one of them being Strangers in a Book, where I played the lead role of Sara. I also was a producer on this film. This event is called Focus on Iran and will take place on Saturday, March 24th at 1pm at Columbia College, Hollywood, which is at 18618 Oxnard Street, Los Angeles. Focus on Iran will showcase a compelling new wave of filmmakers who tackle a variety of genres, from animation to thrillers, and topics from abortion to transgender issues, […]

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