Vida Ghahremani, the legendary Iranian/American actress leaves our world


Today the legendary Iranian/American actress Vida Ghahremani passed away after battling cancer for many years. She was born on May 27, 1937 in Tehran, Iran.  Miss Ghahramani began acting in films as a teenager. She has a long list of credits as an actress and producer. She is known for films such as “Love and Vengeance” (1965), “Storm in Our Town” (1958) and “The Midnight Terror” (1961). She went beyond taboos of her time to have the very on-screen kiss in Iranian film history.

After leaving Iran, Miss Ghahramani moved to California, became a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) member, and continued her career as an actress in films and on theater stage. At Cinema Without Borders were horned to interview her for her American film “A Thousand Years of Good Prayers”.


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Bijan Tehrani

Bijan Tehrani a film director, film critic and writer, works as editor in chief of Cinema Without Borders while teaching Language of Film and Film History at workshops nationwide. Bijan has won several awards in international film festivals and book fairs for his short films and children's books.

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