ARTAVAZD PELESHIAN’S FILMS TO BE SCREENED AT UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
October 26, 2011 – 15:36 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – A half dozen foreign writers in residence at the
University of Iowa will address “Why I Write What I Write, and How
I Write It” in a free International Writing Program (IWP) panel
discussion with pizza at noon Friday, Oct. 28, in Meeting Room A of
the Iowa City Public Library.
The Cinematheque series this week will screen the Palestinian film
“The Time That Remains,” plus “Peleshian Shorts” on Wednesday, Oct.
26, in Room E105 of the Adler Journalism Building, Media-Newswire.com
Artavazd Peleshian is a celebrated Armenian filmmaker who creates
short film-essays that express a poetic view of life through imagery.
The films will be introduced by poet Alexandra Petrova, who was born
in Russia and now lives in Italy.
Cinematheque is part of a UI class, but the public is invited to
“Why I Write What I Write, and How I Write It” has become an annual
theme for IWP writers, who provide insight into both their writing
inspirations and goals, and their writing practices and techniques.