Press release by Irvine International Film Festival
“I Am Nasrine” Slated for a U.S. Premiere at the 2012 Irvine International Film Festival.
Endorsed by Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley who described it as “an important and much needed film”.
(Irvine, CA December 28, 2011) - The Irvine International Film Festival (IIFF) today announced that “I Am Nasrine” will premiere on Monday January 16 at 5 PM.
The festival is set to start January 12, 2012, for a 5-day run at the Edwards Westpark 8 Theater in Irvine, California, and will host filmmakers from around the world.
I Am Nasrine is a love story that chronicles the challenges facing a young Iranian girl who comes to live in Tyneside, UK and tackles a number of controversial themes around refugees and global politics. Shot in 2009 by South Shields filmmaker Tina Gharavi, the project has been eight years in making.
I am Nasrine trailer
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