A tribute to Dariush Mehrjui

بزرگداشتی برای داریوش مهرجویی

The screening of the movie “Dariush Mehrjui: Making Cow” with the presence of the director, Dr. Bahman Maghsoudlou.

December 3rd



Howard University

Digital Auditorium, Armour J. Blackburn University Center

2397 6th St NW, Washington, DC, 20059 (https://maps.app.goo.gl/LH4hUeDo7tPzPz3T8)

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Mohsen Namjoo; Ensemble live in DC

Mohsen Namjoo and his band will be in DC at Capital Turnaround
to perform songs from the new album, Motantan, (To be fully released in March 2020) plus many classic favorite songs.

Mohsen Namjoo will be accompanied by:
Yahya Alkhansa | Drums
Sean Conly | on Bass
Anders Nilsson | on Guitar



Capital Turnaround

770 M Street SE, Washington D.C.

Saturday, May 16, 2020– 19:00 to 10:30

Bahram Beyzaie, A Mosaic of Metaphors

Bahram Beyzaie is a dramatist and filmmaker, and undoubtedly one of the most important Iranian scholars of the performing arts of the twentieth century. He is a writer, director, playwright, essayist and, above all, an intellectual who has served and influenced his country through more than fifty books and eleven feature films. Beyzaie is a master of theatre and cinema, having produced work in both fields.In 2010, Bahram Beyzaie left Iran to teach at Stanford University in California.

This film focuses on his cinematic vision and style in the films he has written, directed, edited and produced between 1970-2009.

QA with the director (Bahman Maghsoudlou) will follow the screening.



1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 – Room Number B12


Event Date & Timing

Friday, December 13, 2019– 19:00 to 21:00

Ali Azimi Live Concert in DC Area

Once again Toranj proudly happy to have Iranian singer, songwriter, and lyricist Ali Azimi and his band in this area at Hoff Theater. Ali Azimi unveils his new album, “Az Eshgh” (Of Love And Other Evils) and performs songs from his new and previous albums. Ali Azimi was the band leader, principal singer, songwriter, and lyricist during his previous work with the Iranian rock band Radio Tehran and has defined a fresh sound and vibe in the Iranian alternative music scene.

About Ali Azimi


Event Date & Timing

Sunday, October 27, 2019– 19:00 to 21:00

Faramarz Aslani Ft Babak Amini Live in DC

After a very memorable and successful concert in Turin Italy, Touraj Organization is proud to support and sponsor the legendary, Faramarz Aslani, in Washington DC.

Event Dates & Timing

2 Feb 2019

Bahram Beyzaie’s “1001st Night” performed by Mojdeh Shamsaie

Bahram Beyzaie will be introducing his highly acclaimed play “1001st Night”. The play will be performed by the talented Iranian actress, Mojdeh Shamsaie and it will be performed in Persian (no English subtitles). Directly following the performance, Mr. Beyzaie and Ms. Shamsaie will have a Q & A session with the audience.

“1001st Night” is the story of Jam’s two imprisoned daughters, Shahrnaz and Arnavaz, who keep Zahak busy for 1000 nights, until saviors finally arrive. They play is based on an epic poem from “Shahnameh” (The book of Kings), written by a famous Iranian poet, Ferdowsi.

Event Dates & Timing

15 Sep 2018 – 19:00 to 21:00

Razor’s Edge

The event will be screening a movie directed by Dr. Bahman Maghsoudlou who won many awards internationally and just screened this movie in many famous festivals.
It is “an examination of the work and lives of actresses in the Iranian film industry prior to the 1979 revolution, featuring myriad interviews and rare film clips.”

Sara & Ayda

Sheed Film in collaboration with Toranj proudly present:

Maziar Miri’s acclaimed 2017 film, Sara & Ayda starring:
Pegah Ahangarani, Mostafa Zamani, Ghazal Shakeri, Saeed Changizian, and Tina Pakravan.
Thursday, Oct 12th, 2017 8:00PM
Angelika Film Center of Mosaic Fairfax, VA