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Interview With Bahram Beyzaie (UK)

June 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - June 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Interview With Bahram Beyzaie

In conversation with Bahram Beyzaie

Bahram Beyzaie, the renowned Iranian playwright and filmmaker, will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the University of St Andrews on 22 June 2017. The awarding ceremony will be followed by a two-day workshop on 23 and 24 June to celebrate his unique, scholarly and creative contributions to Iranian culture, cinema and theatre in the last 55 years. The event includes the presentation of several academic papers on Bahram Beyzaie’s cinema and theatre, the screening of his first full-length feature film Ragbar (Downpour 1972) and the solo performance of the first part of his play, Shab-e Hezar-o-Yekom (The One Thousand and First Night, 2003) by Mojdeh Shamsaie.

The event is free and open to public in whole or parts through pre-booking. For more information and booking, please contact Saeed Talajooy (

Friday (2- 9pm): Lecture Theatre 3, St Mary’s Quad, South Street, St Andrews (KY16 9JP)
Saturday (1- 5.30pm): New Arts Building, The Scores, St Andrews, (KY16 9AX)
Saturday (5.30- 7pm): The Barron Theatre, 95 North Street, ST Andrews (KY16 9AD)


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June 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
June 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
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Institute of Iranian Studies
St Katharine’s Lodge, The Scores
St Andrews, KY16 9AL United Kingdom
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