Women Without Men – LA Screenings

Shirin Neshat’s highly anticipated film (an adaptation of Shahrnush Parsipur’s writing) opens in Los Angeles today. Details here.

Shirin Neshat: Women Without Men (Trailer)


Based on Shahrnush Parsipur’s book of the same name. Parsipur plays a madam in the film.

Shirin Neshat in the New Yorker

The New Yorker has a piece on Shirin Neshat this week, and there’s a slide show on their website: check it out. The image above is from Neshat’s film “Zarin,” which is based on Shahrnush Parsipur‘s excellent feminist novel, Women Without Men.