800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, California

Independent Filmmaker, Educator, and Artist Simin Farkhondeh Gives Public Lecture November 10

SFAI Fall 2006
Graduate Lecture Series
Lecture Hall
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street Campus

November 10, 2006, 5:00pm
free and open to the public

Simin Farkhondeh, is an award winning independent filmmaker, educator, and artist living in New York. She was born in Germany and raised in Iran. She has been working as an independent video producer, educator, and activist in New York, Europe, and Iran. She was co-producer and co-director of the Gulf Crisis TV Project, a ten part series that aired on PBS and on Channel 4 in England and was given the Global Africa Award. From 1994 to 2002, Farkhondeh directed and produced Labor at the Crossroads (LABORX), an American Social History Project production for and about working people, which aired on CUNY TV. The LABORX collection is currently being archived and will be a part of the New York University Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. In 1996 Farkhondeh created the curriculum for a worker video training program, which she co-taught until 2000. Farkhondeh is a recipient of the Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship for Who Gives Kisses Freely From Her Lips, a video about temporary marriage in Iranian culture. Currently she is editing Caught Between Two Worlds: Iranians in the USA.

Official Website: http://www.sfai.edu/

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