Oscar officials head to Tehran for cinematic seminars
Mehr News Agency via payvand
27-Feb-2009 (4 comments)

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis accompanied by a team of cinematic figures will be holding seminars at Tehran's House of Cinema on Sunday and Tuesday.Members of the Board of Governors of the Academy actress Annette Bening and William Horberg, the producer of "Cold Mountain" are also among the invited guests. 

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I Wonder..

by TheMadKing (not verified) on

If they'll get to see a few queers hanging on crane wires while they're there. Get some REAL Iranian cultural input!

Big crowd pleasers from what I can see:


Like Ahmadinejad said at Columbia, no queers here!

Hypocrites! They allow Sean Penn and Dustin Black to rant against homophobic Americans during the Oscars, then give one of the worst human rights-offending nations on earth boffo press with this PR bonanza! Talk about useful idiots!

Where to next, AMPAS? Sudan?

I Have a Crush on Alex Trebek

Why isn't this in the sanctions?

by I Have a Crush on Alex Trebek on

What the hell?!


Did they take Golshifteh with them?

by Wanna know (not verified) on

I wonder if they took her with them to Iran.

Kaveh Nouraee


by Kaveh Nouraee on

I wonder if the Academy brought DVDs as gifts for the IRI gangsters.

I would just love it if they gave Antarinejad the Special Edition DVD of Schindler's List.