A Week with Hamid Naficy

Event Date: Sunday, November 3 - 7:00 pm to Wednesday, November 6 - 7:00 pm

Join us for a week of events with Dr. Hamid Naficy, Professor, Department of Radio/TV/Film at Northwestern University, and a leading authority in cultural studies of diaspora, exile, and postcolonial cinemas and media, and of Iranian and Middle Eastern cinemas and media. He is the author of the four-volume History of Iranian Cinema, An Accented Cinema: Exile and Diasporic Filmmaking, and The Making of Exile Cultures: Iranian Television in Los Angeles. In collaboration with the Center, DocFilm Institute, the School of Cinema, UC Berkeley Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Dr. Naficy will speak at the following events:

November 3, 2019, 7PM, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St., Berkeley.
Film screening of Abbas Kiaorastami's "The Wind Will Carry Us," and post-screening comments/discussion with Dr. Hamid Naficy. Visit their website to purchase tickets.

November 4-5, 2019, "Pluralities" Documentary Film Conference, Jack Adams Hall, SF State.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies and the Department of Cinema, SF State. 
For more details: www.pluralities.org.

November 6, 2019, 7 PM, Screening of "Mouth Harp in Minor Key: Hamid Naficy In/On Exile,” UC Berkeley.
A documentary about the life and work of Dr. Hamid Naficy. Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. To learn more, go to our website.

November 7, 2019, Guest Lecture with Dr. Hamid Naficy: Iran and the US: Public Diplomacy via the Media, International Center, UC Davis, 463 California Avenue, Davis. Reception at 6:30 pm, Lecture at 7:00 pm. Click here for more info.