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Iran Film Draws Criticism For Portraying The Prophet Muhammad

AP | Nasser Karimi | Posted 03.26.2015 | Religion

ALLAHYAR, Iran (AP) - Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer ...

From the Berlinale: Majid Majidi, "The Song of Sparrows": The Human as Ostrich

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I meditated during the screening of Majid Majidi's "The Song of Sparrows": breathing in and clearing the mind as I watched splendid images of the Iranian landscape rise to the screen and then subside.

In Honor of The Annapolis, Md. Middle East Peace Talks: A Short Viewing/Reading List

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paige Donner

The Sirens of Baghdad I read in one sitting. I could not put this book down. It is not harsh in a way that watching images of war on CNN are harsh. But it is painful in a way that impels you to ask, But wait! Aren't we all human?