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Jim Jarmusch's Paterson: Poetry for the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The quiet charm of Jim Jarmusch's Paterson, his latest movie, about a poet evoking the time and place of predecessor wordsmiths William Carlos William...

A Conversation with Jim Jarmusch at Cannes: "Paterson" as "A Quiet Cinematic Poem"

Karin Badt | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Paterson is a Jim Jarmusch film in its most denuded form. The story of a bus-driver named Paterson (Adam Driver) who is happily married to a happy w...

Things Come Apart So Easily: Asghar Farhadi's About Elly

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

One of the signs that our future may turn out to be OK after all for me is watching the upward trend on the types of films that secure distribution in the U.S.

Martin Scorsese Presides Over the Jury at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Marrakech International Film Festival opened this weekend with a ceremony introducing the star-studded jury, including French actress Marion Cotil...

The Patience Stone: An Interview Eith Director Atiq Rahimi

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

An intimacy with the protagonist of the movie, The Patience Stone, is immediate. We see the young mother, performed by Golshifteh Farahani, at home, revealed in casual dress.

Screenwriter Joëlle Touma Bridges Cinematic Worlds

Annette Insdorf | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

While The Attack and Just Like a Woman are directed by men, they seem to respect the complexity of female identity in the Arab world.

Supporters Of Banned Iranian Actress Post Nude Photos

Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

While the Iranian government may not be the biggest fan of native actress Golshifteh Farahani after her skin-baring photo shoot for Le Madame Figaro a...

LOOK: Iran Bans Actress From Country For Posing Nude

Posted 01.19.2012 | Home

Golshifteh Farahani, a 29-year-old actress who became the first Iranian to star in a major Hollywood film, has been banned from returning to Iran, The...

Women's Bodies Are Still the Subject of Dispute

Leila Mouri | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Leila Mouri

The naked photos of Golshifteh Farahani emerged in the moment when Iranian youth are transforming the political and social language of their country, freeing themselves from any state-imposed discourse towards women in their "public" presence.

Iran Bans Actress Golshifteh Farahani From Leaving The Country To Work With Leonardo DiCaprio

AFP via Yahoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Iran has banned an award-winning young actress from leaving the country over her appearance in a star-studded Hollywood production, the state news age...