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Film: "Divorce Iranian Style"

Pejvak proudly invites you to a screening and discussion of the award winning film "Divorce Iranian Style". Ms. Ziba Mir-Hosseini, the film's co-director, will be our special guest. Ms. Mir-Hosseini will be available during a Question & Answer session following the film's screening.

FILM EVENT: "Divorce Iranian Style" screening & discussion

SPECIAL GUEST: Ms. Ziba Mir-Hosseini (Co-director)

WHEN: Friday, 19 November 1999, 7:00 PM

WHERE: Holiday Inn, Tysons Corner, VA, Corner of Chain Bridge Rd (Rt. 123) & International Drive across from Tysons I & II Mall.

ADMISSION: Free, but due to limited seats you need to RSVP by emailing your name and number of tickets needed to

REFRESHMENTS: Coffee, tea, soft drinks & light delights.

"Divorce Iranian Style" is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including:

1999 San Francisco International Film Festival Golden Spire Award
1998 Chicago International Film Festival Silver Hugo Award for Best Documentary.

"The gender battle is viewed with unusual candor in the entertaining, heart-wrenching documentary..." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"'Divorce Iranian Style' reminds you that marital discord knows no geographic boundaries...If you imagined that Iranian women, following Islamic teaching, tend to be mute, subservient acolytes to their conjugal lords and masters, you would be wrong..." -- New York Times

Ms. Mir-Hosseini, an anthropologist and writer, holds a doctorate in anthropology from Cambridge University, England.

Please join Pejvak and Ms. Mir-Hosseini for this fascinating and thought-provoking look at an important aspect of modern day Iranian culture. For more information go to ... HERE

Special thanks to the Iranian-American Cultural Association and Dr. Hossein Samiei for their assistance with this event.


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