Films & Visual Arts | 2002 - 1999, Continued...
Private exhibit of Iranian photographer Jamshid Bayrami at Ilex Foundation, Boston.
Meet the Filmmakers
Two New Documentaries from Iran
November 21, 2002
Pirooz Kalantari's That Is Life and Persheng Vaziri's Women Like Us were screened at the Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC. A discussion with the filmmakers followed. This event was made possible through the support of the Ilex Foundation. These films were also shown on November 16 during the annual Museum of Fine Arts Festival of Films from Iran.
The MFA annual Festival of Films from Iran
Ilex Foundation Award for Excellence in Iranian Cinema 2002
Presented to Director Bahman Farmanara
Bahman Farmanara's film, A House Built on Water, was shown on November 8 during the annual Museum of Fine Arts Festival of Films from Iran.
Photos: (left) Bo Smith, Director of Film Program MFA, Olga Davidson, Ilex Foundation Chairman, and
Niloo Fotouhi, Ilex Foundation Executive Director at the screening and award ceremony at MFA, and
Davidson presenting the 2002 Ilex Foundation Award for Excellence in Iranian Cinema to Bahman
Farmanara, Iranian director, (right).