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03/06/08

Celebrate Norouz with Shiva Rose at David & Layla premiere in San Francisco

 

Celebrate Norouz with Shiva Rose at David & Layla premiere, San Francisco. 7:00 PM Saturday March 8 at Sundance Cinemas, sponsored by Beyond Persia & Shabeh Jomeh. 

 

 

In the following YouTube clip from David & Layla Persian American Hollywood star Shiva Rose (Layla) educates Jewish New Yorker David about the 8th C. Iranian Algebra inventor Khwarizmi.   

Then, Layla seductively mentions how 'Muslim' scientists and Jewish doctors helped Europe grow out of the Dark Ages into the Renaissance; and how tasteless food became spicy food!

 

'Seduction, Sailing & History!' Youtube clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7vH9QsuZKc

 


Shiva Rose

Hollywood star Shiva Rose will participate at Norouz celebrations for the premiere of the critically-acclaimed David & Layla in which she plays the lead character Layla. Film opens on Friday March 7 at Sundance Cinemas/Kabuki, with five daily screenings.

 

Sponsored by Beyond Persia and Shabeh Jomeh- SJ, Shiva Rose and Jalal Jonroy (film's writer/director) will be attending a special Norouz screening at 7:00 PM on Saturday March 8 at Sundance Cinemas, with post-screening Q&A and after party at Sundance Bistro Bar for Ticket holders.

 

Shiva Rose is currently the most consistently praised Iranian and Middle Eastern actress working in Hollywood. "Excellent" praise is showered on Shiva Rose in 100% of over 20 reviews- from New York Times, Variety & Washington Post to major city papers: "excellent", "star-making", "excels", "breakthrough performance", "outstanding", "winningly charismatic",  "effortlessly sexy", "gracefully luminous" , "boasts classic beauty, stoic dignity"...   

 

David & Layla is hailed by Nobel Laureate, Oscar nominee London Playwright Harold Pinter as"A bold, politically relevant film against impossible odds."

 

Tickets are only $13.50 and seating is limited. Advance Tickets at Sundance Cinemas Tel  415  929 4650 Or at: www.SundanceCinemas.com

 

Sundance Cinemas/Kabuki: 1881 Post Street (Btwn Fillmore & Webster streets) San Francisco, CA 94115.

 

This non-pc independent film will play for as long as lots of Iranians, Jews, Armenians, Middle Easterns and their American friends go to see this film, especially during the first and succeeding weekends. Otherwise, it will quickly be replaced by better-supported films.

 

Five daily screenings showtimes & tickets: www.sundancecinemas.com

 

Film Trailer, Film Clips and Reviews: David & Layla   www.DavidandLayla.com

 

Beyond Persia:info@beyondpersia.org Shabeh Jomeh: sanjose@shabehjomeh.com 

 

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