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Circumstance Iranian Film

Why Won't The Producers Guild Allow Non-English Language Films?

Karin Chien | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
Karin Chien

Indie producers do not make films to win awards. But they know how much a nomination can contribute to a film's life. The PGA's English-only stipulation is at best, an archaic rule. At worst, it opens the PGA up to the charge of xenophobia.

Circumstance Movie Is Not the Revolutionary Portrayal of Iranian Sexual Minorities It Thinks It Is

Leila Mouri | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leila Mouri

Films like Circumstance not only fail to raise sympathy for the severely repressed lives of homosexuals in Iran, but reduce their fight for equal rights to a pornographic sentiment.