HBO Senior Producer Nancy Abraham, Filmmaker Antony Thomas and Co-Producer Saeed Kamali Dehghan Scheduled to Attend
June 20, 2009
was shot and killed on the streets of
during the turmoil that followed the Iranian presidential context. Within hours images of her dying moments, captured on cell phones, appeared on computer screens across the world, focusing the world's attention on mass protests against the rigged election in
. Neda risked her life in the cause of freedom. The
premiere is by invitation only.
: Director/Producer, FOR NEDA; has written, directed & produced 40 major documentaries and dramas including DEATH OF A PRINCESS
Saeed Kamali Dehghan
: Co-producer, FOR NEDA; Iranian-born journalist and literary critic; The Guardian correspondent in
during June &
, HBO Senior Vice President, HBO Documentary Films, and HBO Senior Producer, FOR NEDA
Friday, June 11, 2010
WHERE: The Carter Center * 453 Freedom Parkway,
DETAILS: Featuring previously unseen footage of Neda with friends and family, as well as exclusive video of her recorded the day she died, FOR NEDA debuts
Monday, June 14
9:00 -10:15 pm ET
), just before the anniversary of her death, exclusively on HBO, and will also be presented on
Sunday, June 20
, the anniversary of her death. The documentary features intimate interviews with those who knew her best - - her father, mother, sister, brother - - as they speak publicly for the first time on camera, and is narrated by Shohreh Aghdashloo (Emmy winner for HBO's "House of Saddam"; Oscar nominee for: "House of Sand and Fog").
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*Clip reels are available for broadcast media.