Screenings

Jews of Iran

Thursday Oct 25, 2012 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM This is a past program

Jews of Iran examines the lives of the Persian Jews currently living in Iran’s predominately Islamic society. The director Ramin Farahani captures the prejudices against the Jewish minority as well as friendships among Muslims and Jews. (2005, Dir. Farahani, 52 min.)

In conjunction with the exhibition Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.