Screening date:30-11-2013 -- 16:00
Jerry & Me
In her intimate documentary Jerry & Me, filmmaker Mehrnaz Saeedvafa examines the significant role that Hollywood movies and the iconic film actor/auteur Jerry Lewis played in her life.How he influenced her as a young film lover growing up in pre-revolutionary Iran, and as an adult working as a filmmaker and educator in both Iran and the USA.
Production : Mehrnaz Saeedvafa
Director: Mehrnaz Saeedvafa
Editing: John Cavallino
Cinematography: Robert Buchar, Mehrnaz Saeedvafa
Sound: Diego Trejo
DV – 38'
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Mehrnaz Saeedvafa is an Iranian-American filmmaker who has made a number of short films. She is also a film professor at the Film & Video Department of Columbia College in Chicago. Mehrnaz has written extensively on Iranian cinema.
2008 - A Different Moon (short)
1998 - Saless, Far From Home (short)
1994 - A Tajik Woman (short)
1992 - Ruins Within (short)
1987 - The Silent Majority (short)