Iran News ...


"In Memory of Kazem Ashtari" in Berkeley

A play presentd by Darvag Arts Foundation


Kazem Ashtari, the Iranian film director, has died in a car crash, and now Mahin Ashtari, his wife, has to redefine herself after 30 years of marriage. This is a play about empowerment, revenge, sisterhood, and a lot more!

In Memory of Kazem Ashtari is directed by Hamid Ahya. Shadi Yousefian, Bella Varda, Sepideh Khosrowjah, and Mansour Taaid perform as the cast of characters. Play is in Persian.

About Darvag Arts Foundation:
The Darvag Arts Foundation was founded in Berkeley in 1985 with the dual mission of exploring creative expression in theater arts and maintaining a vital living connection with the group's Iranian heritage. The company has grown from four founding members to a core group of 15 professional artists and has a wide base of support in the local Iranian community. (In the East Bay alone, the Iranian community is estimated at 100,000.) Read more at Darvag's web site:

... Payvand News - 02/02/08 ... --

comments powered by Disqus

Home | ArchiveContact | About |  Web Sites | Bookstore | Persian Calendar | twitter | facebook | RSS Feed

© Copyright 2008 NetNative (All Rights Reserved)