Freedom For Iran (ENG)

Freedom For Iran (ENG)

After the brutal death of Mahsa Amini, the Iranian people have been fighting and risking their lives in the streets of Iran for almost three months. The Islamic Republic is trying to brutally suppress this call for freedom by killing people in the streets and executing prisoners. Still, protests in Iran are not slowing down. In fact, it’s turning into a women’s revolution.
This evening we zoom in on the lives of women in Iran during these protests, but also under the regime of Islamic Republic in general. We listen to personal stories from women of 3 different generations to understand how their fight was carried from generation upon generation, which results in ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’. We wil also watch video-letters of Iranian women in which they talk about their experience living in Iran at the moment.
The evening is accompanied and guided by beautiful music and wraps up with an opportunity to ask questions and talk about the matter at hand.

This event is developed by Niloofar Azimian.

Speakers
Niloofar Azimian is a documentary filmmaker from Iran, she has made two documentary movies in Iran, the first one is a self representative, ego documentary movie, focusing on the concept of solitude, the second one focuses on the circle of domestic violence against women in Iran. At the moment she is organizing events “Freedom for Iran” in different places in the Netherlands.

Nafiss Nia is an Iranian-Dutch filmmaker, poet, cultural entrepreneur and public speaker. Nafiss is also the director of Granate Foundation inAmsterdam and in that capacity produces programs such as Words That Matter, The Poetry on the sidewalk and ‘How do you dance a poem’.

More speakers to be announced

Genre: Storytelling, Lecture
Start: 20:00
Horeca open: 19u30
Duration: approximately 120 minutes + break
Language: English
Tickets VVK: Regulier €15,00 + admin / CJP-Student €10,00 + admin
Tickets ADD: €17,50

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