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HBO Documentary “For Neda” Screening

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At 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 25, at DH Hill Library’s theatre, NC State University will screen of the HBO documentary “For Neda.” The film profiles Neda Agha-Soltan’s life and death. Neda was killed in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election in Iran last June. A video of her death was circulated around the world in a matter of minutes.

Her story is told through a series of interviews with her family, together with amateur video footage both before and after she was killed. The film was directed by British award-winning filmmaker Antony Thomas.

The film will be introduced by Ms. Roya Johnson, a former political prisoner in Iran and the Vice-President of the US Alliance for Democratic Iran. This is the first time the film has been shown in North Carolina.

Sponsored by NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs and the United Nations Association – Wake County.

Directions to the Erdahl-Cloyd Theater in the D.H. Hill Library are at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/directions/dhhill/.

The screening is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dan Figgins at dwfiggins@msn.com.