COMD Semineri: “Sometimes I Dream in Farsi”, Pirooz Kalayeh, 15:30 20 Aralık (EN)

COMD Film Screening and Q&A with Pirooz Kalayeh

The Department of Communication and Design is pleased to invite Bilkent students, faculty and friends to the screening of the documentary “Sometimes I Dream in Farsi” and Q&A with the director Pirooz Kalayeh on Tuesday, December 20th at 15:30 in FB 309.

Synopsis: After remembering a traumatic racist incident in his childhood, Pirooz Kalayeh decides to document his journey to recovery, traveling back to the barbershop where he was refused a haircut as a child, and then doing a series of roleplays with family, friends, and children to understand how racism leaves lasting effects and how he and others can heal and move forward.

Pirooz Kalayeh is an Assistant Professor of Screenwriting and Media Arts Production at Southern Illinois University.