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ILEX Foundation
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Visual Reflections

The Ilex Foundation supports the power of film and other visual art mediums that seek to educate, inspire, entertain, and also reflect and preserve the beliefs, history, traditions, and culture of the Middle East.

In the Spotlight:


The Ilex Foundation Annual Festival of Films From Iran 

January-February 2010, 2011, & 2012:

The Ilex Foundation Annual Festival of Films From Iran is one of the most extensive showcases of contemporary Iranian cinema in the United States and highlights documentaries, dramas, and comedies by both veteran and new directors at the following venues:

> Museum of the Fine Arts, Boston
The Freer & Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Signature Projects:


Since 1999, the Ilex Foundation has underwritten film and visual arts-related projects, including annual film festivals, special screenings, photographic and fine art installations, symposiums, private exhibits, and the Ilex Foundation Annual Achievement Awards celebrating the accomplishments of gifted filmmakers in Iranian Cinema.

Visit our online archive for detailed information, photos, clips, links, etc., from these memorable projects and events:

Films & Visual Arts 2012 - 2007
Films & Visual Arts 2006 - 2003
Films & Visual Arts 2002 - 1999