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LACMA to Screen Robert Adanto’s Pearls on the Ocean Floor

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Organized by the Farhang Foundation and The Art of the Middle East Council (LACMA), this special screening will take place Thursday, July 22nd at LACMA‘s Leo S. Bing Theater at 7:30pm. This screening takes place in conjunction with LACMA’s installation: Yek, Do, Se: Three Contemporary Iranian Artists, which features Yassaman Ameri, Bahman Jalali and Samira Alikhanzadeh. This documentary features artists that are included in LACMA’s collection such as Shadi Ghadirian and Melekeh Nayiny. Robert Adanto’s new documentary Pearls on the Ocean Floor features interviews with some of the most highly regarded Iranian female artists living and working in and outside the Islamic Republic, including Shadi Ghadirian, Shirin Neshat, Parastou Forouhar, Haleh Anvari, Sara Rahbar, Leila Pazooki, Afshan Ketabchi, Malekeh Nayiny, Bahar Sabzevari, Afsoon, Gohar Dashti, Pooneh Maghazehe, Mona Hakimi-Schuler, Taravat Talepasa