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Cinema As Diplomacy, Pt. 1: Oscar/Globe-Winner Asghar Farhadi Screening Series In NYC!

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

At the New York Film Festival, three instant classics of engagé cinema -- one from Egypt and two from Iran (including BFF Oscar-winner A Separation) -- quite stunningly took on the weight of history.

'This Is Not A Film' Is A Powerful, Clever Expression Of Freedom

AP | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 02.28.2012 | Home

-- Everything about "This Is Not a Film" is cleverly deceptive, from the title that's so self-deprecating, it sounds like a shrug to its long, first ...

This Is Not A Film: Just Jafar Panahi, his iPhone and the Truth

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

To say that the 75-minute documentary radically changed my viewpoint on some modern-day dogmas would be an understatement and all the while managing to make me laugh, cry and relish in the wonder of Panahi's world

Film Originally Smuggled To Cannes In A Cake Gets U.S. Rights

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

"This Is Not a Film" will be making its way to the U.S. and U.K., despite the fact that it was never supposed to exist, much less leave Iran. Confused...