Docunight: Iranian Documentary Series - Screening of "Like A Woman"

Please join us for another 
Docunight: Iranian Documentary Series titled "Like A Woman" directed by Mojgan Ilanlou on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in UC Irvine's McCormick Screening Hall (HG 1070).

Like A Woman
Directed by Mojgan Ilanlou
2017 / 73 mins
Persian with English Subtitles

Faezeh Hahsemi, daughter of the Iran’s powerful former president, Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani,​ is the most news making woman in the Islamic republic’s history. At first, she was only known as the daughter of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, but with her stands on women's right and more important Baha'i rights in Iran, she became an independent character and turned into one of the influential individuals in politics in Iran. Like A Woman is the first and only documentary about Faezeh's personal and private life with a look at her family in which will cover many unseen aspects of particularly Ayatollah Hashemi’s family and his controversial children.

A discussion and Q&A will follow the screening.

A wine and hors d'oeuvre reception will follow afterwards.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required: (

This event is presented by Docunight and UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture and with generous support from Saman Foundation.

Parking at UCI
Closest parking structures are Mesa Parking Structure and/or Student Center Parking Structure. Parking permits are required at all time at UC Irvine's campus and daily or hourly permits could be purchased from manned or automated kiosks in the parking structures. Parking is $2/hour or $10/day. The location of this event is in Humanities Gateway building (4100 Humanities Gateway, Irvine, CA 92696), room McCormick Screening Hall (HG 1070).