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'Axis of Evil' Comedy Tour at Tiburon International Film Festival

Tiburon - CA - The Tiburon International Film Festival will celebrate its 6th annual event from March 22 to March 30, 2007 with over 250 films from 90 countries, with a new film addition:
'Axis of Evil' Comedy Tour
Year:  2007
Running Time:  73 minutes
Country:  USA
Cast:  Ahmed Ahmed, Aron Kader, Maz Jobrani, Dean Obeidallah
Director:  Mike Simon

Description:  In a time when East and West do not seem to understand each other, top stand-up comics of Middle Eastern descent Ahmed Ahmed, Aron Kader, and Maz Jobrani take it upon themselves to single-handedly bridge the gap with an original comedy tour that has become one of the hottest concert tickets in the country.

Special guest Dean Obeidallah who's a co-founder of the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, joins the "Axis of Evil" creators for this sold-out, no-holds-barred event that has made headlines everywhere from CNN to Newsweek.

Nothing is off limits. Whether it's a gay terrorist or the difficulty of flying post-9/11 America, THE AXIS OF EVIL COMEDY TOUR blasts stereotypes with outrageous humor.

"They are doing for Middle Easterners what Richard Pryor did for African-Americans - carrying their culture into the mainstream." - Newsweek
Also check out the Iranian Films at the Tiburon International Film Festival:
And more than 250 films, from 90 countries
The Opening Film is Even Money, starring Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, Kelsey Grammer and Forrest Whitaker.  Mark Rydell, the film director and Academy Award nominee, which will have its West coast premiere at the Tiburon International Film Festival,  will be present along with other filmmakers.  
To purchase your tickets, and more info on opening and closing night gala ceremonies, with international cuisine and live music, please visit the festival website.

Tiburon International Film Festival

Next Festival: March 22-30, 2007
Phone: (415) 381-4123
1680 Tiburon Boulevard, Tiburon, CA 94920 USA
"Understanding the World through Film"

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