- Vanity Fair (September 1, 2012) At Any Price: Venice Review - Hollywood Reporter (August 30, 2012) 'Circumstance' review - The Guardian (August 23, 2012) Montreal World Film Festival to screen Iran's melodrama - Press TV (August 21, 2012) Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud talk about making of Chicken with Plums - Beverly Hills (August 6, 2012) France honors Iranian actress Leila Hatami - Press TV (August 4, 2012) Iran threatens to boycott Venice film festival over EU sanctions - The Guardiasn (July 31, 2012) Film on Iran's first female motor racing champion provokes controversy - Telegraph (July 23, 2012) Iran imposes travel ban on star actresses - Telegrapah (July 18, 2012) Iranian actress wins 2012 Karlovy Vary Film Festival - Press TV (July 8, 2012) 'Fairly Legal' Sarah Shahi on season two: 'We've found our voice now' - Digital Spy (July 7, 2012) The Last Step - Screen Daily (July 4, 2012) Iran's 'Bear' Takes Top Prize at Film Festival - Hollywood Reporter (June 26, 2012) LAFF: Director Filho talks about Jafar Panahi - LA (June 24, 2012) LAFF: Premiere of About Face - LA (June 21, 2012) LAFF: Premiere of "Middle Of Nowhere" - LA (June 20, 2012) LAFF: Leonard Nimoy - LA (June 16, 2012) LAFF: The Premiere of 'The Iran Job' - LA (June 15, 2012) Cannes 2012: Abbas Kiarostami: 'The world is my workshop' - The Guardian (May 28, 2012) Iranian filmmaking at two extremes - LA Times (May 25, 2012) German director to make film on Iranian scientist, Avicenna - Press TV (May 22, 2012) Cannes 2012: Like Someone in Love review - The Guardian (May 21, 2012) Iran's Kiarostami goes to Japan for latest film?
- BG (May 21, 2012) Iranian film director scoops award at Cannes - Euronews (May 20, 2012) Farhadi taps Rahim - Variety (May 20, 2012) A Respectable Family: Cannes Review - Hollywood Reporter (May 20, 2012) Afghan Artists Tackle Controversial Issue of Temporary Marriage in Iran - PR (May 3, 2012) Talking Movies: Persepolis director explores life after death - BBC (May 3, 2012) Sex change film from Iran wins award in US film festival - BBC (April 27, 2012) Nouvelle blague - The Economist (April 21, 2012) Kim Novak handprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theater - Hollywood (April 14, 2012) TCM Opening: 40th Anniversary Restoration of CABARET - Hollywood (April 12, 2012) Iranian cinema: Why art-house films are so rare - San Francisco Chronicle (March 28, 2012) Jafar Panahi: arrested, banned and defying Iran with his new film - The Guardian (March 22, 2012) Egypt artists slam university ban of Iranian film - AFP (March 14, 2012) Iranian Ceremony to Honor 'A Separation' Director is Canceled - NY Times (March 12, 2012) 'Not A Film,' Not When Tehran Says It Can't Be - NPR (February 28, 2012) Israeli audiences flock to Iran's Oscar-winning A Separation - The Guardian (February 28, 2012) Iran's first Oscar glory witnessed by a few in the country - BBC (February 27, 2012) Iran: Oscar win is victory over Israel - AP (February 27, 2012) Oscar success of A Separation celebrated back home in Iran - The Guardian (February 27, 2012) Iranian film is favourite for foreign film Oscar - BBC (February 24, 2012) Sean Stone looking to make movies in Iran - 3News (February 24, 2012) Abbas Kiarostami's short film - Video (February 22, 2012) Oliver Stone's director son turns to Islam - Daily Mail (February 14, 2012) Backlash as Iran hardliners label Oscar favourite a 'dirty picture' - The Guardian (February 4, 2012) Iran web abuzz at film's Oscar nomination - BBC (February 1, 2012) Oscar nominations 2012: what the critics say - The Guardian (January 28, 2012) Iran's Kiarostami: Golden Globe win comes with 'frustration' after cinema group closed - AP (January 16, 2012) Chicken with Plums: the snowy side of Tehran - The Guardian (January 9, 2012) Iranian cinema 'thriving despite government restrictions' - BBC (January 8, 2012) Iran To Close Independent Cinema Guild - REF/RL (January 4, 2012) An unlikely U. diplomat scores with Iranian fans - WP (December 23, 2011) A Separation - Iran's Oscars hope after Golden Globe nomination - BBC (December 23, 2011) A Searing Family Drama Reveals a Human Side of Iran - NY Times (December 21, 2011) Iran's Naderi explains why he shot 'Cut' in Japan - Japan Times (December 16, 2011) Iran Releases Filmmaker Linked To BBC - RFE/RL (December 12, 2011) Story of ex-CIA agent becomes a movie starring Ben Affleck - BH (December 12, 2011) Kiwi from Iran makes 'home video' - The Aucklander (December 9, 2011) 'The Cycle', A Classic Iranian Film, Remains Sadly Relevant - Popmatters (December 7, 2011) Iran-Israel 'war' hits Goa film festival - India Today (December 2, 2011) Gozaran-Time Passing: Film Review - Hollywood Reporter (November 26, 2011) A Separation scoops top APSA prize - SBS (November 25, 2011) Iranian film wins BBC world cinema award - BBC (November 18, 2011) An Evening with Pedro Almodóvar - USC (November 11, 2011) AFI Fest: Premiere of the Loneliest Planet - Hollywood (November 10, 2011) AFI Fest: Interview with Director Béla Tarr - Hollywood (November 9, 2011) AFI Fest: Premiere of We Need to Talk About Kevin - Hollywood (November 9, 2011) AFI Fest: Premiere of Shame - Hollywood (November 9, 2011) AFI Fest: Premiere of The Kid with a Bike - Hollywood (November 8, 2011) AFI Fest: Premiere of Kinyarwanda - Hollywood (November 7, 2011) AFI Fest: Premiere of Green - Hollywood (November 4, 2011) Iranian actress released from jail - The Guardian (October 29, 2011) Film Review: Soog - Variety (October 26, 2011) Release of Afghan-Iran film The School blocked in Kabul - BBC (October 21, 2011) Academy calls for release of Iranian film-makers - BBC (October 20, 2011) Iran Rejects Jafar Panahi's Appeal - Hollywood Reporter (October 17, 2011) Iranian filmmakers under attack - Variety (October 15, 2011) Iranian actor sentenced to 90 lashes for featuring in banned film - The Guardian (October 11, 2011) An Iranian Hit, but No Preconceptions, Please - NY Times (September 30, 2011) Iran arrests documentary film-makers - BBC (September 30, 2011) Exiled Iranian film director's flight to freedom - CNN (September 22, 2011) Iran detains film-makers accused of secretly working for BBC Persian TV - The Guardian (September 19, 2011) 'Nader' is Iran's Oscar entry - Variety (September 13, 2011) A report from the SF Iranian Film Festval - BBC Persian (September 11, 2011) | Report in English Sean Stone to make film on Mowlavi - Press TV (September 9, 2011) Facing Mirrors - Variety (September 6, 2011) Oliver Stone joins his son to plan documentary in Iran - The Guardian (September 6, 2011) Chicken With Plums (Poulet Aux Prunes) review - The Guardian (September 4, 2011) Cut: Venice Film Review - Hollywood Reporter (September 2, 2011) Jafar Panahi's This Is Not a Film.
S.-based Iranian Auteur Amir Naderi to Shoot ‘Mountain’ in Italy - Variety (September 5, 2016) NRFF Interviews Javid Rezai (September 2016) ABC Buys Iranian-American Family Comedy From Andrew Reich & Reza Aslan - Deadline (August 31, 2016) If Hollywood made an Iranian anti-US revenge fantasy - BBC (August 25, 2016) The 21st Century's 100 greatest films - BBC (August 23, 2016) The Night Of’s Payman Maadi on Middle Eastern Stereotypes in Hollywood and Getting Past the Censors in Iran - Vulture (August 22, 2016) 'Banned' Mohsen Makhmalbaf film to open Venice Classics - Screen Daily (August 19, 2016) Iran's Amir Naderi to receive Venice Film Festival honour - Screen Daily (August 18, 2016) Anne Frank film shot during 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict secretly screened in Iran - The Guardian (August 18, 2016) In Johannesburg, Shirin Neshat’s New Videos Conjure the Power of Dreams - Artsy (August 9, 2016) "Raving Iran" - a film documentary - Qantara (August 8, 2016) This Iranian-Born Actress Is Changing the Acting World - Time Magazine (August 8, 2016) Dia Mirza's Indo-Iranian film to release in October - Times of India (July 21, 2016) Abbas Kiarostami’s long shadow - The Economist (July 18, 2016) Iranian Film festival to mark 60 years of India-Iran cultural ties - Hindustan Times (July 16, 2016) The filming of Rumi - Qantara (July 13, 2016) Iran Bid Farewell to Late Filmmaker Kiarostami - CHN (July 9, 2016) Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami brought Iranian cinema to the West - CS Monitor (July 5, 2016) The Iranian Master Abbas Kiarostami Turned the Cinema Into a Mesmerizing Meditation - Variety (July 5, 2016) Abbas Kiarostami, award-winning Iranian film director, dies - BBC (July 4, 2016) Abbas Kiarsotami among new members of Academy - Tehran Times (July 1, 2016) Iranian film Daughter gets Grand Prix at Moscow film festival - TASS (July 1, 2016) Mirkarimi's 'Daughter' Highly Welcomed in Moscow - CHN (June 28, 2016) 'The Music of Strangers' shows how musicmaking can be salvation - CS Monitor (June 17, 2016) Leonardo Di Caprio may play Persian poet Rumi in upcoming biopic. - WP (June 9, 2016) Review: ‘The Music of Strangers,’ on Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble - NY Times (June 9, 2016) | Trailer LAFF: The Premiere of "A Hundred Streets" - Culver City (June 8, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Equity" - Culver City (June 8, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Kicks" - Culver City (June 8, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "So B.
,' a Docu-comedy - NY Times (September 19, 2013) No Argo here: New doc sets the record straight on the Iran hostage crisis - The Globe and Mail (September 18, 2013) Majidi to shoot film in India - Asian Age (September 15, 2013) Iran reopens House of Cinema centre under new president - BBC (September 12, 2013) Review: 'The Muslims Are Coming!' comedians are playfully serious - LA Times (September 12, 2013) Hejazi Misses Montreal Filmfest over Canada Visa Denial - CHN (September 5, 2013) Reza Mirkarimi to Make 'Today' - CHN (August 28, 2013) Iranian Films Enter 2013 Montreal Film Festival's Lineup - CHN (August 11, 2013) Breaking Free, in Life and on Screen - NY Times (August 9, 2013) Spanish Festival Honors Iranian Director Dariush Ghazbani - CHN (August 4, 2013) How two Iranian brothers created one of the world's first travel documentaries - The Guardian (July 26, 2013) Film Museum Told to Remove Mohsen Makhmalbaf Memorabilia - CHN (July 16, 2013) Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf defends Israel visit after outcry - The Guardian (July 16, 2013) Iranian film-maker Mania Akbari: 'Cinema threatens the government' - The Guardian (July 15, 2013) Open Letter to Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf: Please Be a Messenger of Freedom for Iranian and Palestinian People - Jadaliyya (July 12, 2013) European Film College Screens 'Final Whistle' - CHN (July 9, 2013) Banned Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Accepts Academy's Invitation to Join - Hollywood Reporter (July 5, 2013) Jafar Panahi defies ban to appear at film festival via Skype - The Guardian (July 4, 2013) Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women - LA Times (June 28, 2013) | BBC Persian Maryam looks forward to her acting debut - Asian Age (June 27, 2013) Former Iranian Monarch's Private Life Inspires 'Flight to Darkness' - CHN (June 26, 2013) LAFF: The Premiere of Life of a King - LA (June 22, 2013) LAFF: Haifaa Al-Mansour talks about making of Wadjda - LA (June 21, 2013) LAFF: Premiere of The Conjuring - LA (June 21, 2013) LAFF: Atiq Rahimi talks about the making of "Patience Stone" - Beverly Hills (June 20, 2013) LAFF: Nahid Persson Sarvestani talks about making of "My Stolen Revolution" - LA (June 17, 2013) LAFF: Premiere of Winter in the Blood - LA (June 14, 2013) I Am Nasrine review - The Guardian (June 13, 2013) Tina Pakravan's Film Won at Japanese Film Festival - CHN (June 12, 2013) 16 young filmmakers named winners of student Academy Awards - LA Times (June 8, 2013) | Talkhon Hamzavi Majidi's New Film Shooting Project Finished in Africa - CHN (June 6, 2013) Hong Kong Film Festival Presents Kiarostami Workshop - CHN (June 6, 2013) Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami: 'The Situation in Iran Has Never Been This Dark' - Hollywood Reporter (May 29, 2013) Cannes: 'The Past' Director Asghar Farhadi on Censorship in Iran, Future Projects - Hollywood Reporter (May 26, 2013) Chicago film student Anahita Ghazvinizadeh wins Cannes prize - Chicago Tribune (May 25, 2013) Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof to attend Cannes Film Festival 2013, his first public appearance since prison - The Independent (May 23, 2013) Asian auteurs Farhadi, Jia explore emotional and physical violence - France24 (May 17, 2013) Iranian Film 'Queen' Wins at Cyprus Film Days - CHN (May 8, 2013) TCM Film Festival: Jane Fonda Handprint Ceremony - Hollywood (April 27, 2013) TCM Film Festival: Gala Screening of Newly Restored Funny Girl - Hollywood (April 25, 2013) Tribeca Film Festival: Ramin Bahrani Goes Big - NY Times (April 22, 2013) Film Independent announces David O.Hamid Naficy Lecture - Gallery (January 30, 2006) UCLA Iranian Film Festival (Gallery) Reviews: Portrait of a Lady Far Away - UCLA Iranian Film Festival (January 27, 2006) Honoring Iranian cinema at UCLA - Daily Bruin (January 13, 2006) 16th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema - UCLA (January 13 - February 11, 2006) Iran 'crackdown on foreign films' - BBC (October 20, 2005) Filmmaker Cyrus Kar Lecture - Gallery (October 16, 2005) Film Director Kayvan Mashayekh, San Diego - Gallery (September 4, 2005) Yassamin Maleknasr at Film Society in Santa Monica - Gallery (August 28, 2005) Swiss honour for Iranian director - BBC (August 8, 2005) Children get must-see movie list - BBC (July 20, 2005) The Iranian star of 24 thought hard before taking the role - The Age (July 14, 2005) Unveiled Reviews US film-maker free from Iraq jail - BBC (July 10, 2005) Iranian Immigrant Produces Movie About Omar Khayyam - VOA News (July 5, 2005) | The Keeper Persian Poet Omar Khayyam Inspires New Iranian-American Film - Washington File (July 5, 2005) Director of Banned Iranian Film Gets Unlikely Job - NPR (May 25, 2005) Documentary about Iranian-American Women and Sex - UCLA (May 24, 2005) Abbas Kiarostami 'in Conversation' with Ahmad Karimi Hakak and Geoff Andrew - London (May 11, 2005) Abbas Kiarostami workshop, 2 - Iran's top director lauded in London - BBC (April 29 2005) Iran unyielding over director ban - BBC (April 28, 2005) Abbas Kiarostami: Image, Voice and Vision - London (29 April - 1 May, 2005) A short film by Goli Omidvar in cinema 'la clef' in Paris (April 1, 2005) Iran: Prize-Winning Documentary Exposes Hidden Side Of Iranian Society - RFE (March 25, 2005) Aghdashloo clocks fame on '24' - USA Today (March 21, 2005) A Poet Who Pointed the Way to a New Iran - Washington Post (March 12, 2005) Playing Against (Stereo)type - NY Times (January 23, 2005) Kiarostami will preside over the "Camera d'Or" jury - BBC Persian (January 20, 2005) Turtles Can Fly - The Guardian (January 7, 2005) 'These are the people we never see on TV' - The Guardian (January 6, 2005) 'I come from a land of untold stories' - Telegraph (December 28, 2004) Iranian film wins Indian honour - BBC (December 10, 2004) Boof-e-Koor (The Blind Owl) debuts - BBC Persian (December 9, 2004) | Niloufar Beyzaei Kiarostami honored at film festival - BBC Persian (November 27, 2004) | Festival des 3 Continents Duel debuts in Kabul and Tehran - BBC Persian (November 25, 2004) | Official Site Iranian director turns lens on India - BBC (November 19, 2004) Alexander is back - The Iranian (October 27, 2004) The Lizard - The Guardian (October 25, 2004) Hero director gets Oscars entry - BBC (October 22, 2004) Bridging the Gulf - The Guardian (September 27, 2004) Iraqi tale wins at San Sebastian - BBC (September 25, 2004) Iranian Director's Film Wins Spanish Festival Top Prize - VOA News (September 25, 2004) Iran's judiciary plans to 'detoxify' film industry - AFP (September 21, 2004) An Interview with Mania Akbari, director of "20 Fingers" - BBC Persina (September 18, 2004) At Five in the Afternoon - The Guardian (September 17, 2004) The man who lost his past - The Guardian (September 6, 2004) Interview: Shirin Neshat, photographer and film maker - New Zealand Herald (August 25, 2004) Lost in transit - The Guardian (August 1, 2004) Spielberg spins the tale of the prisoner of Paris airport - The Guardian (july 27, 2004) Paradise Is Somewhere Else - The Guardian (July 23, 2004) The Lizard: Iran in the cinema's gaze - Open Democracy (July 22, 2004) Faces up to Afghan life - The Age (July 22, 2004) Joy of Madness - The Guardian (July 16, 2004) Film Documentary Captures Optimistic Spirit of Afghanistan - Washington File (July 8, 2004) Behind 'The Terminal,' a true story - CS Monitor (June 21, 2004) "The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayam - The Iranian (June 18, 2004) Blood wedding - The Observer (June 13, 2004) 'They want us to emigrate' - The Guardian (June 10, 2004) Lizard director stays with religion - BBC (June 9, 2004) Iranian movie director wins Praemium Imperiale prize - Japan Times (June 8, 2004) Iran 'anti-cleric' film to hit US - BBC (May 26, 2004) Anti-Bush film tops Cannes awards - BBC (May 22, 2004) Gavkhooni debuts at the Cannes Film Festival (May 20, 2004) Iranian filmmaker: Culture, art are key to democracy - Daily Star (May 18, 2004) Curtain falls on Iranian comedy - The Guardian (May 17, 2004) Iran 'anti-cleric' film withdrawn - BBC (May 15, 2004) Amir-Yousefi's "Bitter Dream," debuts at the Cannes Film Festival - BBC Persian (May 15, 2004) Kiarostami at the Cannes Film Festival - BBC Persian (May 14, 2004) Iran blocks new Makhmalbaf film - The Guardian (May 13, 2004) Row builds over Iran cleric film - BBC (May 11, 2004) Director accuses Iran of film ban - BBC (May 6, 2004) Call for ban on film that mocks Iran's - Telegraph (May 6, 2004) 'Passion' to Be Screened in Iran - BBC Persian (April 29, 2004) Film mocking the mullahs is a hit in Iran - The Guardian (April 28, 2004) Cleric flick captivates Iran - BBC (April 26, 2004) Marmoulak debuts in Tehran - BBC Persian (April 23, 2004) It's a family affair - The Independent (April 18, 2004) "The Cinema of Exile" debuts in Paris - BBC Persian (April 10, 2004) Iran's very own Coppola family - Telegraph (April 9, 2004) Beyond words - The Guardian (April 2, 2004) A Straphanger Fills in the Blanks (Review: Marathon)- NY Times (April 2, 2004) Noises Off: Seeking Solace in the Ambient Sounds of the City - Village Voice (March 29, 2004) Interview: Shohreh Aghdashloo - BBC (March 9, 2004) Interview: Shohreh Aghdashloo - BBC Persian | Audio Iranian artists fear throwback to days of censorship - CS Monitor (March 4, 2004) Iranian Films Warmly Received in American Theaters - Washington File (March 4, 2004) In Depth: 2004 Oscars - BBC (March 1, 2004) Translation captures Spirit awards - BBC (February 29, 2004) Afghan Film "Osama" Depicts Taliban Tyranny Against Women - Washington File (February 13, 2004) Aghdashloo's appeal for understanding - BBC (February 12, 2004) In Iran, nightclubs are banned and concerts are rare, but movies abound.- San Francisco Chronicle (February 10, 2004) Iran's Most Wanted: Filmmakers - Wired News (February 6, 2004) The Siren Song of 'Crimson Gold' - Washington Post (February 6, 2004) Kiarostami's new digital film "Mahtab" - BBC Persian (February 3, 2004) 22nd Fajr Film Festival (February 1, 2004 - February 11, 2004) Oscars' global reach touches two actresses - USA Today (January 28, 2004) Actress in a supporting role: Shohreh Aghdashloo - 76th Annual Academy Awards Shohreh Aghdashloo is nominated for best supporting actor in House of Sand and Fog - BBC Persian (January 27, 2004) Oscar's year of global surprises - BBC (January 27, 2004) Rings dominates Oscar nominations - BBC (January 27, 2004) Afghan film collects Golden Globe - BBC (January 26, 2004) Through the dark black smoke of war - The Guardian (January 16, 2004) Made in Iran - Daily Bruin (January 15, 2004) Death of a pizza salesman - CS Monitor (January 16, 2004) A Deliveryman's Desperation as a Window on Iran - NY Times (January 16, 2004) The Invisible Man - Village Voice (January 14, 2004) Iranian filmmakers are living with censorship - Iranian filmmakers are living with censorship (January 12, 2004) Meet the Iranians - Washington Post (January 9, 2004) Highly Recommended: 10 Great Iranian Films - Washington Post (January 9, 2004) Films From Iran, Free at the Freer - Washington Post (January 9, 2004) Two Influential Directors - Washington Post (January 9, 2004) Living With Censorship - Washington Post (January 9, 2004) Kiarostami Festival in Paris - BBC Persian (January 7, 2004) From Iran to California to 'House of Sand and Fog' (Interview with Shohreh Aghdashloo) - NY Times (January 4, 2004) Acclaimed Hollywood Film Focuses on Iranian-American Family - Washington File (January 2, 2004) Kiarostami receives Honorary Doctorate degree - BBC Persian (December 20, 2003) To film 'Fog,' novelist enlisted a novice - CS Monitor (December 19, 2003) Two Flawed People, Divided by a House - NY Times (December 19, 2003) Letter-Imperfect Melodrama Just Can't Push The Envelope - Village Voice (December 17, 2003) Finding Ancient History (In Town) and Modern Conflicts (On Screen) In Thessaloniki - Indiwire (December 8, 2003) Silence of the Sea debuts in Mannheim Film Festival - BBC Persian (December 3, 2003) Scott Rudin set to make film on Iran crisis - The Advocate (November 27, 2003) B. student opts out of films - (November 23, 2003) House of Sand and Fog - Yahoo Movies (November 21, 2003) House of Sand and Fog - BBC Review Shohreh Aghdashloo's bio and images (House of Sand and Fog) House of Sand and Fog This year's NYFF is a decidedly mixed bag of tricks - (November 2003) Kiarostami wins the Konrad Wolf film award - BBC Persian (November 17, 2003) Guardian's list of the world's 40 best directors - BBC Persian (November 14, 2003) The world's 40 best directors - The Guardian (November 14, 2003) Bearing witness to the struggles of modern-day Iran - (November 9, 2003) To Kiarostami or Not To Kiarostami: Iranian Cinema in Transition at Chicago's 14th Festival of Films From Iran - Indiwire (November 5, 2003) Parviz Shabazi's Deep Breath - BBC Persian (November 1, 2003) Hanna Makhmalbaf's Joy of Madness - BBC Persian (October 27, 2003) London Film Festival opens show-casing five Iranian films - BBC Persian (October 22, 2003) Palestinian film joins Oscar race - BBC (October 21, 2003) Iranian film is golden at festival - Chicago Sun-Times (October 13, 2003) Slice With Extra Desperation for Pizza Deliveryman in Tehran - NY Times (October 13, 2003) Iranian Film 'Crimson Gold' Makes N. Debut - NPR (October 13, 2003) Iranian director's driving desire - BBC (October 4, 2003) Interview with Dariush Mehrjui - BBC Persian (October 3, 2003) Bahram Beyzai's 1001 Nights - BBC Persian (September 29, 2003) Interview with Babak Payami, director of Silence Between Two Thoughts - WSWS (September 24, 2003) Jafar Panahi: Home of the brave - The Independent (September 19, 2003) An interview with Jafar Panahi, director of Crimson Gold - WSW (September 17, 2003) Stand and deliver - The Gurardian (September 14, 2003) Crimson Gold - The Guardian (September 12, 2003) Jafar Panahi: It's the Iranian 'Taxi Driver' - The Independent (September 8, 2003) Public enemy - The Guardian (September 2, 2003) Censors cast shadow over Venice - The Guardian (September 1, 2003) Fourteen-year-old Iranian wows the Venice Film Festival - BBC (August 30, 2003) Director, 14, 'too young' to go to her own premiere - The Guardian (August 29, 2003) Crimson Gold makes its London debut - BBC Persian (August 25, 2003) Risking all to show Western films - BBC (August 19, 2003) The beast of Mashhad - The Guardian (August 18, 2003) Crimson Gold - The Guardian (August 16, 2003) An Encounter with Jafar Panahi - Iran Heritage Foundation (August 11, 2003) Iranian films at the Portobello film festival - BBC Persian (August 6, 2003) Contemporary Iranian Cinema (PFF 2003) Iranian Short Films (PFF 2003) Abbas fabulous - The Age (August 2, 2003) Kiarostmai and the Edinburgh Film Festival - BBC Persian (August 2, 2003) Teen director up for top film award - BBC (July 23, 2003) Mixed reception for Palestinian film - BBC (July 22, 2003) People watching - The Guardian (July 14, 2003) Growing up fast in Iran - "I'm Taraneh, 15" Review (June 13, 2003) Palme D'Or triumph for film starring amateurs - The Scotsman (May 26, 2003) Samira Makhmalbaf during the award ceremony of the 56th Film Festival in Cannes - AP (May 25, 2003) From Taliban to Cannes: An Afghan film reaches the bright lights - BBC Video (May 25, 2003) School shooting film wins at Cannes - BBC (May 25, 2003) Cannes winners in full - BBC (May 25, 2003) Director: Samira Makhmalbaf (Cannes 2003) PANJ É ASR (Cannes 2003) Samira Makhmalbaf: Like father, like daughter - The Independent (May 23, 2003) Director Without Borders - Washington Post (May 22, 2003) "Panj E Asr" Samira Makhmalbaf in Cannes BBC Persian - BBC Persian (May 20, 2003) A woman's place - The Guardian (May 19, 2003) Afghan plight jolts Cannes - BBC (May 18, 2003) Cannes 2003 - 56th Festival Costliest UK film takes on epic scale - The Guardian (May 17, 2003) Jackman up for epic lead - The Age (May 16, 2003) They call this quiet?- The Guardian (February 22, 2015) The 7 Biggest Surprises of the 2015 Spirit Awards - Indiewire (February 21, 2015) Cars, drugs and virginity tests dominate Iranian film festival - TB (February 19, 2015) Iran Leader Criticizes American Sniper - Time Magazine (February 17, 2015) After 'Taxi' Wins Berlin Golden Bear, Jafar Panahi Asks For His Film To Be Shown In Iran - Variety (February 16, 2015) Boost for Iranian cinema at film festivals - BBC (February 15, 2015) Berlin Film Festival: Panahi's Taxi wins Golden Bear - BBC Video (February 15, 2015) Iranian film 'Taxi' wins Golden Bear at Berlin International Film Festival - DW (February 14, 2015) | Video Natural Selection - New Yorker (February 12, 2015) Berlin Review: Jafar Panahi's 'Taxi' is a Unique Cinematic Masterpiece - Indiewire (February 6, 2015) Taxi - a ridealong career selfie from banned director Jafar Panahi - The Guardian (February 6, 2015) Berlin Film Review: 'Taxi' - Variety (February 6, 2015) Iran's most expensive film is about the prophet Muhammad, but he won't get screen time - WP (January 30, 2015) Iranian film on prophet Muhammad set for premiere - The Guardian (January 30, 2015) Banned Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi: 'The necessity to create becomes even more of an urge' - The Guardian (January 27, 2015) Iranian-American Filmmaker Breaks Out Of Boxes, Into The Box Office - NPR (January 17, 2015) Review 'Appropriate Behavior' an uneven but fun dating adventure - LA Times (January 16, 2015) Majidi on His Film Prophet Muhammad (S) - CHN (January 10, 2015) A rebel for Iranian cinema - Prague Post (January 9, 2015) Annapurna, Vice Board Ana Lily Amirpour's Dystopian Love Story 'Bad Batch' - Deadline (January 6, 2015) The Guardian's top 50 films of the demi-decade - The Guardian (January 5, 2015) Rebel-rousing Iranian cinema - Prague Post (January 1, 2015) Who's That Girl?
Actress Sheila Vand on Starring in an Indie Vampire Western and State of Affairs - Vogue (November 20, 2014) A Redesign of Dracula's Cape - NY Times (November 20, 2014) Ana Lily Amirpour Is the Raddest Filmmaker Working Right Now - Indiewire (November 20, 2014) Gael's Hot, But Iranian He's Not: 'Rosewater' and What Triggers Casting Outrage - Indiewire (November 17, 2014) Iran's War Flicks Are a Cultural Battlefield - Medium (November 17, 2014) Interview with Director Giuseppe Tornatore - Hollywood (November 13, 2014) Cinema Italian Style: Premiere of Human Capital - Hollywood (November 13, 2014) AFI FEST: Sophia Loren Tribute - Video (November 12, 2014) AFI FEST: Interview with the Director of Run Philippe Lacôte - Hollywood (November 10, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Fish & Cat - Hollywood (November 10, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Faults - Hollywood (November 9, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Haemoo - Hollywood (November 9, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Alive - Hollywood (November 9, 2014) AFI FEST: Director Wim Wenders attends the Premiere of The Salt of the Earth - Hollywood (November 9, 2014) AFI FEST: Kristin Slaysman attends the Premiere of Thou Wast Mild and Lovely - Hollywood (November 9, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of What We Do in the Shadows - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: Actor Viggo Mortensen attends the Premiere of 'Jauja' - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Timbuktu - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Wild Tales - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Reality "Réalité" - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Merchants of Doubt - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of 71 - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Heaven Knows What - Hollywood (November 8, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of The Midnight Swim - Hollywood (November 7, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Red Army - Hollywood (November 7, 2014) AFI FEST: The Premiere of The Tribe - Hollywood (November 7, 2014) Filmmakers Clash as Rouhani's Agenda Leaves Iranians Divided - Bloomberg (October 28, 2014) Iranian filmmakers launch campaign urging nuclear deal - BBC (October 1, 2014) Iran Selects 'Today' for Foreign Language Oscar Consideration - Variety (September 11, 2014) Manuscripts Don't Burn review - Iranian hitmen on a mission to silence - The Guardian (September 11, 2014) Jon Stewart's Iran-interrogation drama creaks at the edges - The Guardian (September 9, 2014) Rakhshan Bani-Etemad wins at Venice film festival - Press TV (September 7, 2014) Iranian film director attacks US sanctions - The Guardian (August 29, 2014) Venice Film Review: 'Tales' - Variety (August 28, 2014) Iranian film director wins Manhae Award - Korea Times (August 12, 2014) Nassim Soleimanpour: 'Why can't an actor just get up and start?
Bridge to Iran (Documentaries) News & Features Boston Festival of Films From Iran more relevant than ever - Boston Globe (December 22, 2017) 33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards - Hollywood (December 9, 2017) Tallinn Film Review: ‘Asphyxia’ - Variety (December 4, 2017) Iran’s ‘Disappearance’ Wins Silver Screen Award at Singapore Festival - Variety (December 2, 2017) Cinema Italian Style/AFI FEST: Premiere of "A Ciambra" - Hollywood (November 16, 2017) Cinema Italian Style/AFI FEST: Sarah Gadon honored by Luce Cinecittà with Inaugural Cinecitta Key - Hollywood (November 15, 2017) AFI FEST: Premiere of "Beauty and the Dogs" - Hollywood (November 14, 2017) AFI FEST: Premiere of 'AVA' - Hollywood (November 14, 2017) AFI FEST: The Ballad of Lefty Brown - Hollywood (November 14, 2017) AFI FEST: Premiere of Newton - Hollywood (November 12, 2017) AFI FEST: Premiere of 'April's Daughter' - Hollywood (November 12, 2017) AFI FEST: A Man of Integrity - Hollywood (November 12, 2017) AFI FEST: Gaze - Hollywood (November 10, 2017) Iranian regime's censorship of films is easing, says director Hamid Nematollah - SMH (November 11, 2017) Iranian film lovers bring their culture to Halifax one screening at a time - CBC (November 7, 2017) 6 Days review – Jamie Bell storms it in Iranian embassy siege thriller - The Guardian (November 3, 2017) Korean, Iranian dramas share top prize at Busan film fest - Channel News Asia (October 21, 2017) Life's Too Short: Mariam Jobrani's Journey with Cancer in 'Everything Must Change' - IDA (October 13, 2017) Film Review: ‘Beyond the Clouds’ - Variety (October 13, 2017) Tom Hanks to Star in Remake of Swedish Hit Comedy ‘A Man Called Ove’ - Variety (September 21, 2017) Anti-war drama “Breath” to represent Iran at Oscars - Tehran Times (September 19, 2017) Iran Confiscates Filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof's Passport After Return From Telluride - Hollywood Reporter (September 18, 2017) Iranian actresses of TIFF movie 'Ava' denied entry to Canada - Globe & Mail (September 9, 2017) Iran’s Majid Majidi Returns to India With ‘Gold Mine’ - Variety (September 7, 2017) Venice Film Review: ‘No Date, No Signature’ - Variety (September 2, 2017) 'The Oblivion Verses': Venice Review - Screen Daily (September 2, 2017) Val Kilmer to Star in Iranian-American Comedy '1st Born' - Hollywood Reporter (August 15, 2017) New Europe Picks Up Venice-Bound Iranian Drama ‘Disappearance’ - Variety (July 28, 2017) Munich Hosting Cinema Iran - Financial Tribune (July 15, 2017) Slick, but unpersuasive crime thriller 'The Persian Connection' ventures into L.
A.'s Iranian underworld - LA Times (July 13, 2017) 'Yellow' Wins 2 Awards at Shanghai Film Festival - Financial Tribune (June 28, 2017) 'Bad Batch' director on racism, her intentions and growing up Iranian-American - Chicago Tribune (June 27, 2017) Rebellious Iranian filmmaker wins major prize at Cannes - DW (May 27, 2017) COLCOA French Film Festival: Stéphane Brizé talks bout making of "Une Vie" - A Women's Life - LA (April 27, 2017) COLCOA French Film Festival: Sveva Alviti talks about her role in Dalida - LA (April 24, 2017) COLCOA French Film Festival: Lambert Wilson talks about making of "The Odyssey" - LA (April 24, 2017) COLCOA French Film Festival: Claude Lelouche & Nadia Farès talk about making of "Every one's Life" - LA (April 24, 2017) How the SAS sprung hostages held in London's Iranian embassy - Mirror (April 17, 2017) UW student hopes new Iranian Film Festival will build cultural bridges - Cap Times (April 15, 2017) Italian Film to Be Shot in Iran After 50 Years - Financial Tribune (April 10, 2017) The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood review – Makhmalbaf's essential early film returns - The Guardian (March 2, 2017) New Iranian Movie Portrays Destruction of U. Navy Fleet - The Tower Magazine (March 2, 2017) Iran’s poor attempt to censor Charlize Theron - 9News (March 1, 2017) Tweet and delete: US officials erase their praise for Iranian Oscar winner - Reuters (February 27, 2017) Iranian director sent prominent Iranian-American engineers to accept his Oscar - WP (February 26, 2017) | Video 'The Salesman' nabs Oscar, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi absent from ceremony - ABC News (February 26, 2017) Abbas Kiarostami remembered at Oscars ceremony - The Guardian (February 26, 2017) Asghar Farhadi to Be Represented at Oscars by First Female Space Tourist and Former NASA Scientist - Variety (February 24, 2017) Shohreh Aghdashloo presents the 2017 Jean Renoir Award to the son of Abbas Kiarostami - WGA West (February 20, 2017) '76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami' review: Doc delves into Iranian filmmaker's methods - Chicago Tribune (February 16, 2017) Marjane Satrapi To Helm ‘Radioactive’ Marie Curie Story For Working Title & Studiocanal - Deadline Hollywood (February 16, 2017) Iranian Oscar contender to screen in Trafalgar Square before ceremony - BBC (February 14, 2017) ‘A Man Called Ove’s Iranian-Swedish Star Bahar Pars In Oscar Attendance Limbo - Deadline Hollywood (February 1, 2017) Oscars chiefs dismayed by US entry ban - BBC (January 29, 2017) Star of Iranian Film Says She Will Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Visa Ban - NY Times (January 26, 2017) “The Salesman” nominated for Oscar - Tehran Times (January 24, 2017) Abbas Kiarostami Honored by Writers Guild of America West - Variety (January 23, 2017) Retribution and Magical Realism Headline Saturday Night at the Iranian Film Festival - Houston Press (January 12, 2017) Oscars 2017: Germany and Iran among foreign film contenders - BBC (December 16, 2016) Farhadi’s “The Salesman” receives nomination at Golden Globe Awards - Tehran Times (December 13, 2016) Marrakech Film Festival Remembers Iranian Master Abbas Kiarostami - Variety (December 4, 2016) Iranian film 'Daughter' bags Golden Peacock at IFFI 2016 - The Hindu (November 28, 2016) Starless Dreams review – brilliant but painful story of girls in Iran's detention system - The Guardian (November 24, 2016) Iranian filmmaker jailed for a year over graffiti documentary - DW (November 24, 2016) Islamic cinema is booming. - The Economist (November 21, 2016) Iranian’s debut wins best film award at KIFF - The Hindu (November 19, 2016) AFI FEST: Isabelle Huppert Tribute - Hollywood (November 13, 2016) AFI FEST: The Premiere of 'Elle' - Hollywood (November 13, 2016) AFI FEST: The Premiere of 'It's Only The End of the World' - Hollywood (November 12, 2016) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Live Cargo - Hollywood (November 11, 2016) Interview with German-Iranian actress Lara Heller - PT (November 1, 2016) Paris' Pompidou Centre celebrates Iranian filmmaker Panahi - RFI (October 26, 2016) Sonita review – a refugee's dreams of superstardom - The Guardian (October 20, 2016) Film Review: ‘Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming’ - Variety (October 16, 2016) How an Iranian film has become a Brit Oscar contender - BBC (October 14, 2016) Bahar Pars talks about making of 'A Man Called Ove' - LA (September 30, 2016) Under the Shadow: feminist Iranian film is one of the best horrors of the year - The Conversation (September 30, 2016) Under the Shadow review – supremely scary horror from Iran - The Guardian (September 29, 2016) UK submits Farsi-language 'Under The Shadow' for Oscars - Screen Daily (September 21, 2016) Iran Nominates Farhadi's 'The Salesman' for 2017 Oscar - Hollywood Reporter (September 17, 2016) Ana Lily Amirpour wins the Special Jury Prize for "The Bad Batch" at the Venice Film Festival - BBC Persian (September 11, 2016) Venice 2016 Review: THE BAD BATCH Proves Ana Lily Amirpour Deserves All the Awards - Screen Anarchy (September 6, 2016) Amir Naderi honored at Venice Film Festival - Tehran Times (September 6, 2016) U.
'Argo' fuels Iran history debate - Mail & Guardian (January 17, 2013) Argo: The true story behind Ben Affleck's Globe-winning film - BBC (January 14, 2013) Ben Affleck: Iran's plan for Argo response film is 'badge of honour' - The Guardian (January 14, 2013) Alter Argo: Iranian film to tell other side of hostage crisis - The Guardian (January 11, 2013) Argo, F--k Yourself - Slate (January 10, 2013) Film to Present Iran's View of 'Argo' Events - NY Times (January 10, 2013) In Iran, new movies boost wobbly film sector - WP (December 26, 2012) Q&A with Abbas Kiarostami about making Like Someone in Love - Video (December 20, 2012) The 10 best films of 2012, No 6 'This Is Not a Film' - The Guardian (December 7, 2012) Controversial Movie Sparks Outrage in Tehran - CHN (December 4, 2012) Blisters and Sanctions: An Iranian Veteran recalls the trauma of chemical warfare - (November 27, 2012) Egyptian artists bring back cinema tips from Iran - Al Ahram (November 21, 2012) Bahman Ghobadi calls on Iranian authorities to release brother - Screen Daily (November 20, 2012) Gang of the Jotas - Variety (November 20, 2012) Iran's Karimi wins Mannheim-Heidelberg awards - Screen Daily (November 19, 2012) Marjane Satrapi Gets Loose, Has Fun In Black Comedy 'The Gang Of The Jotas' - Indiewire (November 16, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Lincoln - Hollywood (November 8, 2012) Ben Affleck's Argo takes Iran's revolutionary themes as its own - The Guardian (November 7, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Ginger & Rosa (November 7, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Zaytoun - Hollywood (November 7, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of We Came Home - Hollywood (November 6, 2012) AFI FEST: Like Someone in Love - Hollywood (November 6, 2012) AFI FEST: A Tribute to Marion Cotillard - Hollywood (November 5, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Rust and Bone - Hollywood (November 5, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Kon-Tiki - Hollywood (November 5, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Room 237 - Hollywood (November 4, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of the Impossible - Hollywood (November 4, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Rise of the Guardians - Hollywood (November 4, 2012) AFI FEST: The Last Step - Hollywood (November 4, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of On the Road - Hollywood (November 3, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Holy Motors - Hollywood (November 3, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of After Lucia - Hollywood (November 3, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Life of Pi - Hollywood (November 2, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Wrong - Hollywood (November 2, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of John Dies at the End - Hollywood (November 2, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Kuma - Hollywood (November 2, 2012) AFI FEST: LA Times Young Hollywood Panel - Hollywood (November 2, 2012) AFI FEST: The Premiere of Hitchcock - Hollywood (November 1, 2012) Iran dissidents Sotoudeh and Panahi win Sakharov prize - BBC (October 26, 2012) Interview with Ayat Najafi - UCLA (October 14, 2012) IAAB Conference: Filmmakers Roundtable - UCLA (October 14, 2012) How Accurate Is Argo?
- Slate (October 12, 2012) 'Argo': Too Good To Be True, Because It Isn't - NPR (October 12, 2012) 'Argo' review: Gripping crisis in Iran - SF Chronicle (October 11, 2012) Banned filmmaker Panahi has a new movie, says Kiarostami - The National (October 8, 2012) Iran Official Calls For Oscar Boycott Over Anti-Islam Film - RFE/RL (September 24, 2012) Farhadi : My films don't represent all of Iran - Screendaily (September 24, 2012) The Patience Stone - Variety (September 23, 2012) Iran to target makers of anti-Islamic film - Telegraph (September 17, 2012) 'Like Someone in Love' - Japan Times (September 14, 2012) Rhino Season film 'rebirth for exiled Iran director' - BBC (September 13, 2012) Anti-Islam film protests spread across Middle East - BBC (September 13, 2012) Mystery deepens over US film linked to Benghazi protests - The Guardian (September 12, 2012) Golshifteh Farahani: 'Exile from Iran is like death' - The Guardian (September 6, 2012) Scientology, Katie Holmes, and Tom Cruise: Who Is Nazanin Boniadi?
'Airbender' and 'Prince of Persia' anger fans with ethnic casting - LA Times (May 22, 2010) A Double Bill With Binoche and Kiarostami - NY Times (May 21, 2010) At Cannes: Abbas Kiarostami Baffles With Copie Conforme - Movieline (May 18, 2010) Kiarostami heads to Iran for next pic - Variety (May 18, 2010) Iranian Director Says Art Is Under Attack at Home - ABC News (May 18, 2010) Cannes Film Festival 2010: Binoche sobs at news of hunger strike - Telegraph (May 18, 2010) Marjane Satrapi, writer and director: My Cannes - The Guardian (May 16, 2010) Spielberg, Scorsese, Others Call for Panahi Release - ABC News (April 30, 2010) Movie review: A dark 'Women Without Men' - WP (April 30, 2010) TCM Classic Film Festival: Tony Curtis Book Signing - Hollywood (April 25, 2010) TCM Classic Film Festival: Neptune's Daughter - Hollywood (April 22, 2010) Banned in Iran: Take It Easy Hospital - The Guardian (March 20, 2010) A chance to hear Iran's Voices of the Unheard - The Guardian (March 19, 2010) Iranian Kids for Kids Festival - CIFEJ (March 10, 2010) Film world protests at detention of Iranian director Jafar Panahi - Times Online (March 3, 2010) Iranian film director Jafar Panahi arrested - BBC (March 2, 2010) Berlinale's Generation 14plus Awards Reach Out to Youth - Indiewire (February 19, 2010) Tough times for Iran film - Variety (February 17, 2010) Iran nixes Panahi's Berlin trip - Variety (February 16, 2010) UCLA Iranian Film Festival (February 5-20, 2010) British directors lead boycott of Iran's cultural showpiece - The Independent (January 23, 2010) Persian miniatures - The Phoneix (January 6, 2010) Iranian Filmmakers Keep Focus on the Turmoil - NY Times (January 3, 2010) Makhmalbaf: back democracy in Iran - The Guardian (November 25, 2009) The Bakhtiari Alphabet Reviews - Sacredheart U.