About SoCiArts

SOCIARTS is a production company and online community dedicated to socially conscious artists to promote positive social change through the arts and media. SOCIARTS’ mission is to create a vibrant environment for creative visionaries to come together and focus on conscious creativity and positive activism, while encouraging openness to the diversity of the world's cultures. Membership with SOCIARTS is free and open to anyone and everyone. For more information visit: www.sociarts.com.

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SOCIARTS Team

Bita Shafipour - Partner

Arash Kolahi - Partner

Vision & Hope - Web Desiger

 

SOCIARTS is proud to partner with the Millennium Project as a member of the Global Arts & Media Node.

Upcoming Event

We are pleased to announce that our latest film 'LAST NIGHT IN EDINBURGH' is now completed. A dramatic, poetic and socially conscious film about forced and child marriage, the story explores the possbilities of change for women and children. We are hoping for the film to travel to ask many festivals and screenings as possible. More info on our cast and crew is here

Current Productions & Campaigns

LAST NIGHT IN EDINBURGH
When teen sisters Zahra and Hoda discover that their family holiday abroad is really a plan by their parents to deliver them both into forced marriages, the girls flee home to find their own ways of remaining in Edinburgh, testing the limits of their bond and the resolve of the adults who control their futures.


The Rumi Project
Longing for the Soul: A quest for Rumi - A feature length documentary about Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi


Rostam in Wonderland
Executive Producer of the short animated series by Soroush Rezaee and Pouya Afshar


Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings
Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings is a new illustrated edition of the classic work written over one thousand years ago by Abolqasem Ferdowsi, one of Persia’s greatest poets. This new prose translation of the national epic is illuminated with over 500 pages of illustrations and will be published in March 2013 to coincide with the Persian New Year, Nowruz.


Retrospectives: Iranian Animation
The USC School of Cinematic Arts invites you to participate in a retrospective screening and conversation with Noureddin ZarrinKelk, widely regarded as the father of Iranian animation. The event will include the North American premiere of his most recent film, Bani Adam.


4th Annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival - March 2012
Farhang Film Festival invites all Iranian and non-Iranian artists to visualize an aspect of Iranian arts, history, culture, crafts, geography, cuisine, or lifestyle through the cinematic arts. The goal of the festival is to inspire and spark the audience's interest in learning more about Iranian art, history, and culture.


3rd Annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival - March 2011
Visualizing an aspect of Iranian arts, history, culture, crafts, geography, cuisine, or lifestyle through the cinematic arts. The goal of the festival is to inspire and spark the audience's interest in learning more about Iranian art, history, and culture.


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