Screening: September 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97202
Synopsis: Targeting Iran is a documentary designed to help Western audiences understand the complexities of historic and contemporary U.S./Iranian relations in an effort to derail potential military action. Based on the book by David Barsamian, Noam Chomsky, Ervand Abrahamian and Nahid Mozaffari, interviewees include Barsamian, Chomsky, Mozaffari, Trita Parsi, Nazila Fathi, Stephem Kinzer and Vandana Shiva. Stunning visual footage of contemporary Iran was provided by travel writer/television host Rick Steves.
About the filmmaker: Andy Norris is a writer and filmmaker living in the Pacific Northwest. Works include Source to Sea: The Columbia River Swim (documentary), The Dancer Diaries (fiction), and Raptor! (wildlife fiction).