Music artist and runner-up for Miss World – Nazanin - presents riveting documentary outlining heroic efforts to save the life of an Iranian woman who shares her name
January 5, 2007 - Nazanin, the international music
sensation who quickly rose to the ranks on the world celebrity scene after being
named runner-up for the Miss World Competition, is once again looking to capture
the attention of global activists. This time, however, the former Miss
Nazanin Mahabad Fatehi was sentenced
to death for murder by a court in
To raise the level of awareness, the former beauty queen is now hosting a riveting documentary, produced and funded by media mogul Calvin Ayre and his charitable organization, the Calvin Ayre Foundation. The Tale of Two Nazanins, which can be viewed on Bodog.TV and CalvinAyreFoundation.com, highlights short and candid interviews with politicians and human rights experts, and captures emotional footage of Nazanin Fatehi speaking to her sister and mother by phone from prison. Other footage includes a re-enactment of the attack and narration by Nazanin Afshin-Jam as she takes the audience through the emotional episode.
Bodog Music singer and songwriter Nazanin Afshin-Jam has been waging an international campaign to raise awareness about this human rights case. She has created a petition that now has over 230,000 signatories from around the world, as well as spoken to political leaders and international organizations and institutions, such as the United Nations.
“We have a lot of momentum, but
we're running out of time,” said Afshin-Jam, who dedicated a song on her
upcoming album, “Someday,” to Fatehi, as well as the previously released “I
Dance 4 U”, which broke the
“This is an incredibly unfortunate situation that has far-reaching implications,” Bodog.com Entertainment Founder Calvin Ayre said. “Our hope with this documentary is to shed light on the plight of this young girl and others who share a similar fate. We encourage Nazanin Afshin-Jam to continue her effort to raise the level of awareness about this case and will do what we can to support her in every way possible.”
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