Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri

Persheng Vaziri is an independent documentary filmmaker, born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She came to the west to continue her studies before the revolution in Iran began. She completed her MA in Cinema Studies at New York University and has worked in documentary films in Boston, New York and Tehran. Her most recent work includes a series about the war in Iraq. She worked in Iran for 5 years at Internews Network, an international media company that promotes dialogue through media programs between societies in conflict. She co-produced a PBS project for Internews titled Vis a Vis: Beyond the Veil, a satellite
dialogue program between an Iranian schoolteacher and her
counterpart in Maryland. She lives and works in New York and Tehran.

Artist's Statement
I am dedicated to showing the human side of life in Iran and for Iranians and other Middle Easterners.

Films by Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri