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Iranian Women Film Series: The Unwanted Woman
Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 3:00pm
Iranian Women Film Series: The Unwanted Woman

5th Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall Street

A woman trapped in an unhappy marriage, Sima must contend with a husband so insensitive that he makes no effort to hide his various sexual indiscretions. He forces her into an even more uncomfortable situation when he asks his wife to pretend she is related to his current girlfriend in order to avoid trouble from a society that punishes unmarried couples for being together in public.

All screenings are free and open the public

Presented with funding from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute

Co-sponsored by the Middle East Studies Center and the Persian program in the Department of World Languages & Literatures

The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.

www.mesc.pdx.edu | middleeaststudiescenter@pdx.edu | 503-725-4074