Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Before the Revolution: The Untold Story of the Israeli Paradise in Iran

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 10:00am

Laemmle's Town Center 5, 17200 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA 91316


A documentary made by an Israeli whose parents lived in Tehran in the year preceding the revolution, this film is a fascinating portrait of the community of Israelis who partnered with the Pahlavi regime before and during its overthrow in 1979.  FeaBefore the Revolition Filmturing rare archival footage as well as interviews with diplomats, Mossad agents, businessmen and their families, this film is personal, nostalgic, and an inside view of Middle Eastern politics. From Heymann Brothers Films, Israel.  60 minutes.  In Hebrew with English subtitles, followed by Q & A with CSUN Jewish Studies faculty.

Co-Sponsored by Adat Ari El, Temple Ahavat Shalom, Temple Kol Tikvah, Temple Ramat Zion, Valley Beth Shalom, and CSUN Hillel.

Free.  Please call (818) 677-4724 or email to reserve a seat.