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Iranian Filmmaker

Negotiating with Iran and Farhadi's Films

Pico Iyer | Posted 04.21.2015 | World
Pico Iyer

It's for such reasons that I wish every policy maker trying to work with Iran could school himself in Farhadi's movies and see how every new step and revelation leaves one only deeper in an ever more bewildering maze. What is gambit and what sincere, where devil's advocacy ends and genuine unexpectedness begins, is hard for anyone (even those orchestrating all the moves) ever to know.

Why It Took Abbas Kiarostami Nearly 20 Years To Make One Film

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.14.2013 | Arts

Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami's latest work, "Like Someone in Love," takes place in and around Tokyo -- a far cry from the director's hometown of...

Jafar Panahi, Iranian Filmmaker, Released From Prison Following Hunger Strike, Reports Say

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran released an internationally renowned filmmaker and opposition supporter on bail Tuesday after more than two months in custod...