- The Guardian (May 16, 2003) Samira Makhmalbaf Speaks Out - Festival Cannes (May 16, 2003) The unbearable silence of being in love - Japan Times (May 14, 2003) Cannes preview - The Guardian (May 12, 2003) At Five in the Afternoon - Yahoo Movies (May 10, 2003) Babak Shokrian's bitter sweet film on the Iranian diaspora (The Iranian) Kurdish Story: 'Marooned in Iraq' - NPR (April 12, 2003) In America So Beautiful and Deliver Us From Eva - LA Weekly (March 12, 2003) Film celebration intends to show Iranian reality - Daily Bruin (February 12, 2003) America so beautiful (Official Site) Land and freedom - The Guardian (January 31, 2003) Farmanara protests against Ministry of Culture's ban of his new film - BBC Persian (December 24, 2002) An Austere Land With Some Poignant Human Beings - NY Times (December 6, 2002) Iranian Filmmaker Assists Afghan Cinema's Rebirth - NY Times (December 5, 2002) 'Last Supper' critiques Iran's societal structure - LA Times (November 25, 2002) New film tells other side of Not Without my Daughter story - Helsingin Sanomat (November 19, 2002) The failure of love - The Guardian (November 8, 2002) Kiarostami criticizes government policy on Iranian film industry - BBC Persian (October 29, 2002) Iran Behind the Screen - In These Times (October 26, 2002) Iranian film director denounces US immigration policy - WSWS (October 22, 2002) Iranian director hands back award - BBC (October 17, 2002) Iranian director's driving desire - BBC (October 4, 2002) Abbas Kiarostami speaks to Meridian Screen - BBC (October 4, 2002) US refuses visa to Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami - WSWS (October 1, 2002) Abbas Kiarostami: I just want to be alone - The Independent (September 27, 2002) Before he was famous - The Guardian (September 21, 2002) The woman in the chador gets my vote - The Guardian (September 15, 2002) Secret Ballot - The Independent (September 13, 2002) Secret Ballot - The Guardian (September 13, 2002) 'Secret Ballot': Iran's Fantasy Island - Washington Post (September 12, 2002) Acclaimed Iran films face apathy at home - Reuters (September 9, 2002) A very different take - The Guardian (September 5, 2002) Awards 2002 - Montreal Film Festival (September 4, 2002) Official site of the Venice International Film Festival Venice Film Festival opens - BBC (August 29, 2002) Negin - BBC Persian (August 27, 2002) Zendan Zanan - BBC Persian(August 24, 2002) Ten - The Guardian (August 16, 2002) 'Secret Ballot' has choice targets Iranian director spins comedy..
- San Francisco Chronicle (August 11, 2002) Walking with the Wind: Poems by Abbas Kiarostami - Brightlightsfilm (August 2002) Capturing the Fervor for Democracy in a Muslim Land - NY Times (August 4, 2002) A Film Peers Into Tehran, Through a Hall of Mirrors - NY Times (registr.
- 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.
It" - Culver City (June 7, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Abattoir" - Culver City (June 7, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Girl Flu" - Culver City (June 6, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Don't Think Twice" - Culver City (June 6, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Don't Hang Up" - Culver City (June 4, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Dying Laughing" - Culver City (June 4, 2016) LAFF: The Premiere of "Tracktown" - Culver City (June 4, 2016) Suspected Tattoo on Iranian Actress Creates a Commotion - NY Times (May 31, 2016) Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem in Talks to Star in Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish-Language Film - Variety (May 25, 2016) Asghar Farhadi, Shahab Hosseini awarded at Cannes Film Festival - Press TV (May 22, 2016) Cannes: Why Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ Signals a Post Nuclear Deal Cinematic Resurgence in Iran - Variety (May 22, 2016) Asghar Farhadi in Cannes: ‘Terrorists feel they have good reason to be violent' - The Guardian (May 21, 2016) Cannes Film Review: ‘The Salesman’ - Variety (May 18, 2016) Cannes Film Review: ‘Inversion’ - Variety (May 18, 2016) Charles Gillibert, RT Features to Produce Abbas Kiarostami’s ’24 Frames’ - Variety (May 12, 2016) A ‘Significant Year’ for Films From the Middle East at Cannes - NY Times (May 10, 2016) TCM Film Festival: Francis Ford Coppola Tribute - Hollywood (April 29, 2016) TCM Film Festival: Illeana Douglas Book Signing - Hollywood (April 29, 2016) The ancient Persian god that may be at the heart of ‘Game of Thrones’ - WP (April 24, 2016) Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ Joins Cannes Film Festival Competition - Variety (April 22, 2016) Desert Dancer review – flat-footed drama 2 / 5 stars - The Guardian (April 21, 2016) Where are the censors?
Bridge to Iran (Documentaries) News & Features Korean, Iranian dramas share top prize at Busan film fest - Channel News Asia (October 21, 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.
- Hollywood (May 26, 2010) Iranian film director Jafar Panahi is released - BBC (May 25, 2010) The Cannes Doers: Javier Bardem, Juliette Binoche - E!