New media Talk Series #47 | Khosrow Sinai, Masoud Kouhestaninejad & Maryam Niazadeh

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New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Foundation presents:
Lahestaniha in Iran
75 years after their arrival during WWII
Talk & Screening program
Khosrow Sinai, Masoud Kouhestaninejad & Maryam Niazadeh
Oct 3, 2017 at 5pm
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Polish migration to Iran, New Media Society in collaboration with Lajevardi Foundation organizes an evening program dedicated to investigate the historical, social and cultural aspects of the event. Masoud Kouhestaninejad and Maryam Niazadeh will present fragments of this migration through historical documents and photographs, and will talk about their journey from Soviet Union to Iran and further as well as subjects like the interaction and exchanges between the Polish refugees and Iranians.
The session will continue with the screening of two documentary films with presence of Iranian acclaimed filmmaker and artist Khosrow Sinai.
“The Lost Requiem” is a 95 minute documentary film Khosro Sinai about the Polish migration to Iran during the WWII, Sinai started the film back in 1970 but due to some difficulties it took 13 years to be completed in 1983. Dorota Latour’s “The Found Requiem” is made about 30 years later and revisits the subject and the filmmaker.Program:
Talks and presentations
Masoud Kouhestaninejad | The hosts of the Bridge to Victory
Maryam Niazadeh | A glance at the digital traces of Polish presence in Iran
Khosrow Sinai | The Lost Requiem, 35 years later
The Lost Requiem (Khosrow Sinai) 95 min
The Found Requiem (Dorota Latour) 30 min
Lajevardi Foundation: No.20, Sepand street, Nejatollahi street, Karimkhan zand street, Tehran