Targeting Iran

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
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7:00 PM, Friday, April 24, 2015
Location: Wallingford, Seattle, WA (click for map)

With the latest letter from our Congress, Iran and the United States are on a collision course.
Through the lens of some of the world’s greatest sociopolitical thinkers, TARGETING IRAN examines the many political, historical, economic, military and cultural aspects of the U.S./Iranian tensions that are not often discussed in the mainstream media.

Based on the book of the same name by author and journalist David Barsamian, Targeting Iran seeks to elucidate the myths and popular misconceptions surrounding Iran’s nuclear aspirations. Through interviews with eminent figures such as MIT’s Jim Walsh, National Iranian American Council President and author of ‘A Single Roll of the Dice’ Trita Parsi, Noam Chomsky, veteran New York Times correspondent Stephen Kinzer and David Barsamian himself, the complexities of Iran’s history, socio-political strata and strategic quandary are laid out in all-too-rare a fashion for Western audiences.

Special Guests: Members of the local Persian Community

Release Year: 2013

Running Time: 71 minutes

Director: Andy Norris

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