Mary Boone is Egyptian

“I don’t know. Didn’t all immigrants come over here because they thought they would have a better life?”


Love and romance, dating and friendship, loneliness and community, all set against the terror of aging.

Bidoun Mix 1

Post-(((Persian))) Happy Softcore


REZA ABDOH: THEATRE VISIONARY Documentary Screening in Los Angeles

Reza Abdoh (1963-1995) was a renown Iranian-American director and playwright known for his large-scale, experimental theatre productions. When he died of AIDS in 1995 at the age of 32, he was already one of the most compelling figures in American theater. Plays like Bogeyman, Quotations from a Ruined City, and Tight White Right were known for their hallucinatory dreamscapes, ferocious energy, and sheer sensory overload. Abdoh’s aesthetic language borrowed from BDSM, raves, talk shows, and the history of avant-garde theater. Twenty years after his passing, his company members, collaborators, friends, and family have come together to create a filmic tribute to his theatrical genius.

Directed by Abdoh’s long-time friend and collaborator, filmmaker Adam Soch, this feature-length documentary incorporates rare live performance footage and interviews, providing unprecedented insights into Abdoh’s life and his idiosyncratic creative process. Join the filmmaker and original members of Abdoh’s company, Dar A Luz, for a discussion preceding the screening.

Click here to read an interview with Abdoh’s brother, Salar, from Bidoun #27.

Wednesday, April 12, 7PM
356 Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Enough is Not Enough: Abdel-Halim Qandil

Abdel-Halim Qandil is a prolific journalist and editor whose work has been censored or banned many times in the past decade.

You Are the Expert: Actual transcript of Navad (90), Iran’s most popular TV show

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Sacha Baron Cohen: Borat vs. Kazakhstan: In my country, there is problem

Lambasting the contradictions and exploiting the xenophobia of Americans is all well and good, but is it done at the expense of another culture?

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Sidewalk Magic

The Inhale and Exhale of Economics 1 Euro = 1.