Thank you to all who joined us at the 7th Annual Nowruz Celebrations at LACMA on March 22, 2015
Saturday, March 21, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Farhang Foundation's panel of judges has selected six short films as finalists for the 7th Annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival.
The top six submissions represent a variety of genres and styles, including drama, romance, animation, stop motion, and more. They are An Image on Wall by Mohamadreza Hafezi (Iran), Equality by Saeed Massihnia (Iran), Commotion (Osyan) by KAJART (Canada), Prelude (Pishdaramad) by Ali Azimi and Arash Ashtiani (UK), Rich Husband (Shohare Pooldar) by Erwin Khachikian (USA), and The Role of Each Fret by Maryam Farahzadi (Iran). Read More...
Watch all submitted films for this year's festival at FarhangFilmFest.org
Sunday, March 22, 2015 | 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Join us as we celebrate Nowruz, The Iranian New Year with a full day of exciting activities throughout LACMA's campus, including live performances, music, storytelling and calligraphy for children, and a traditional Nowruz display known as Haft Sîn and a Traditional Iranian Costumes Parade”.
The official Nowruz program “The Sounds of a Persian Spring” by Zohreh Jooya at 1 p.m.*, and the outdoor concert by the groundbreaking rock band Kiosk at 5 p.m..
Nowruz is a free event and open to all.
Sponsored by LACMA’s Art of the Middle East: Contemporary and Farhang Foundation.
Exhibition Dates: January 25 - May 3, 2015, Craft & Folk Art Museum
The most successful art competition in Farhang Foundation history is now a public exhibition at Craft & Folk Art Museum of Los Angeles, between January 25 and May 3, 2015. For more information visit Focus Iran 2015.