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FILM: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani

Thursday, May 04, 2023
Event Time 03:30 p.m. - 05:30 p.m. PT
Location Coppola Theater (Fine Arts Building, Room 101)
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The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani

A film by George Csicsery, SF State Cinema alumnus


A documentary look at the life and scientific contributions of Iranian Mathematician, Professor Maryam Mirzakhani (12 May 1977 – 14 July 2017). She is the first woman to be honored with the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics, for her work in the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces.

Where→ San Francisco State University, Fine Arts Building, Room 101 Coppola Theater

When→ Thursday, May 04, 2023

Film→   3:30-4:30

Panel→ 4:30-5:30



  • George Csicsery (Director)
  • Mitra Ara (Persian Studies)
  • Emily Clader (Mathematics)
  • Steven Kovacs (Cinema)


Sponsored by:

  • School of Cinema
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, Persian Studies


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