Film Screening: The Fabulous Life and Thought of Ahmad Fardid, 2015

In conjunction with the exhibition Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU's Abby Weed Grey Collection
September 10–December 7, 2019

Ali Mirsepassi, Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies in NYU’s Gallatin School and Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, will present this documentary, which he co-created with Hamed Yousefi. The film explores the life and thought of Iranian philosopher Ahmad Fardid (1910-1994) in his intellectual crusade to halt rising Western influence in Iran. 85 min.

Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited, and subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Starts 10/15/19 6:30 pm
Ends 10/15/19 8:30 pm
Participants Ali Mirsepassi
Location Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place, or 31 Washington Place for wheelchair access)
Cost Free of charge

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Program Types: Film Screening