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This group is for all people who speak Farsi or who are learning and want a relaxed atmosphere to practice what you have learned or to ask questions you may have, as well as those who are just curious about the Persian culture. Speaking Farsi at our meetups is NOT a requirement! ESL students who want to improve their English are also welcome. So don't be shy, join us at our next meetup! :)

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Get together and watch "No Date, No Signature!"

Asia Society of Texas

For more details and to purchase tickets, visit the website of the Asia Society of Texas: https://asiasociety.org/texas/events/no-date-no-signature-film-screening From the website: About the Film The forensic pathologist Dr. Nariman has a car accident with a motorcyclist and injures his 8-year-old son. He offers to take the child to a clinic nearby, but the father refuses his help and money. A few days after, in the hospital where he works, Dr. Nariman finds out that the little boy has been brought in for an autopsy after a suspicious death. Dr. Nariman is facing a dilemma: Is he responsible for the child's death due to the car accident, or did the child die of food poisoning according to another doctor's diagnosis? About the Director Vahid Jalilvand was born in Tehran in 1976. He is a graduate of Tehran University in Theater Directing. Jalilvand started his career as a theater actor and made his stage debut when he was only 15. In 1996, he started working in the Iranian State TV channels as an editor and then as a TV director. Later, he directed two home video series and more than 30 documentaries in social and industrial fields. He has been the director and actor in many television series and plays. Wednesday, May 9, his first feature, was selected in the Venice Film Festival 2015 / Orizzonti, where he received the FIPRESCI award. No Date, No Signature is his second feature. No Date, No Signature website: http://www.distribfilmsus.com/our-movies/no-date-no-signature/ Reviews "The shared burden of guilt is incisively examined in No Date, No Signature a compelling drama by Iranian filmmaker Vahid Jalilvand." — The Los Angeles Times "An absorbing illustration of how minor actions and bad decisions can amplify one another (and have ripple effects of their own), No Date, No Signature is a sturdy morality play from the theater-trained Iranian director Vahid Jalilvand." — The New York Times “All four main actors are in top form, but it’s Mohammadzadeh who steals the show in his scene at the poultry plant, when his desperate monologue takes on an epic, Shakespearean quality as he throws all his physical force into a verbal storm of pained outrage.” — Variety

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