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Library presents the documentary, Welcome to Iran

Date: 10/12/2009
Portland State Library presents the documentary, Welcome to Iran Welcome to Iran 5th Avenue Cinema SW 5th & SW Hall Portland, OR 7:00 PM Friday, October 16, 2009 The Portland State Library presents a video project, Welcome to Iran, as part of of the September Project 2009 at the 5th Avenue Cinema, Friday, October 16, at 7 pm. A chat with filmmaker, Art Wright, will follow the screening. Welcome to Iran is a video project by Art Wright, which explores Persian history by visiting sites both ancient and contemporary. It was taken during a trip with a group made up mostly of Oregonians to Iran in November 2008. Not quite a travelogue, not a slide show,it mixes digital stills and moving images in an attempt to explain the attitude of today's Iran. While not overtly political, (in fact discussions of contemporary issues were discouraged while in Iran), it nevertheless touches on issues now made relevant by the recent events in Iran. For more information, please call 503.725.4552. Free admission and open to the public.

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