Hot Docs Festival: Iron Sheik Blasts Rob Ford for Snub

The former pro wrestler called the crack-smoking Canadian politician a "jabroni" at a movie premiere after Ford was a no-show to hear his anti-drug message.

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Documentary reveals the Iron Sheik's good and bad

The 95-minute feature, which makes its debut tonight at the Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, was made possible through a crowdsourcing fundraising efforts of Vaziri's managers and family friends Jian and Page Magen.

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Magens—Persian Jews who run a business that provides entertainment at Toronto-area weddings, bar mitzvahs and corporate events—are determined to make a brand out of the man they consider an uncle. (Their father, Bijan, a former table-tennis champion in Iran, and the Sheik are childhood friends.) In 2010 they brought the Sheik to the Grammys and introduced him to Jay Z and Beyoncé on the red carpet.

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