Tag Archives: San Francisco

Fared Shafinury in concert tonight and friday

Iranian American award winning musician Fared Shafinury will be on stage tonight at 8pm at Yoshi’s in Oakland and on Friday at 8pm at Red Poppy Arthouse.

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UC Berkeley hosts the iranian film festival in April







The Iranian film festival will take place in UC Berkeley every weekends of April. This cultural event, organized by UC Berkeley’s Near Eastern Studies Department,  will be entirely free.

Talks, lectures and screenings by reknowned filmmakers and professors will be programmed. Parviz Sayyad, Hamid Naficy, Bahram Beizai and Sahraa Karimi are part of the star guests to discover.

More about the program on this page.

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Jaffar Panahi’s “this is not a film” in San Francisco

The SF film society will screen “This is not a film” from the prominent director Jafar Panahi. This coming friday (April 6th) to the 12th, you can watch the movie at the following adress 1746 Post Street (Webster/Buchanan)>

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On KALW’s Your Call Radio: What is the state of the Iran protests?

KALW’s Your Call with Sandip Roy

‘What is the state of the protest in Iran? On the next Your Call we will discuss this Saturday’s demonstration in support of the Iranian opposition at San Francisco City Hall – a demonstration that some groups on the left have decided to boycott.”

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Shahram Aghamir in San Francisco
Bay Area based activist and producer of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa on KPFA

Kaveh Ehsani in Chicago
Assistant professor of International Studies at Depaul University and a member of the editorial boards of Middle East Report and the Tehran-based Goft-o-gu (Dialogue).

Reese Erlich in Oakland
Reese Erlich is a best-selling book author and Peabody-award winning journalist who writes regularly for the Dallas Morning News, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Radio and National Public Radio. Erlich is co-author of Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn’t Tell You and his latest book Dateline Havana: The Real Story of US Policy and the Future of Cuba was published this year. Reese is just back from a trip to Iran.

Hadi Ghaemi in New York
Spokesperson for United 4 Iran, the organizers of Saturday’s rallies. The rally in San Francisco will be from noon to 4 p.m this weekend.


Video of Candlelight Vigil for Iranian Protesters in SF, CA

Video of candlelight vigil for Iranian protesters in San Francisco, California on Sunday, June 21st, 2009.

Protester Interviewed in Spanish at Candlelight Vigil

Protester interviewed in Spanish for Univision t.v. at a candlelight vigil for those who have died and suffered loss protesting the unfair elections in Iran (Un protestor habla contra los elecciones en Iran en Espanol).

San Franicsco, CA, June 21st, 2009

Silent Candlelight Vigil in SF’s Civic Center, TONIGHT 7:30-9pm

The recent tragic events in Iran calls for continuous outcry.  We must keep up our support for the opposition demonstrators in Iran.

Please come and show your support for Human Rights in Iran at a silent candlelight vigil tomorrow!

LOCATION: Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco

McAllister St. San Francisco, CA 94102

DATE: Sunday, June 21

TIME: 7:30pm to 9:00pm


Please note: this is a silent vigil.  Please refrain from bringing any flags or banners.

Circulate this email widely and tell all your friends and family to join.

See you at the vigil!

Human Rights in Iran Now!

Iranian Election Protest in San Francisco – 6/16/09

Watch this video of the Iranian election protest in San Francisco, California on June 16, 2009. Thousands including supervisor Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to protest the false election results in Iran.

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