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به نام اروپا – جنگ سرد ساخته پاول پاولیکفسکی

ساده‌انگاری محض و غیرقابل‌بخشش است اگر فکر کنی «جنگ سرد» پاول پاولیکفسکی فقط فیلمی درباره یک رابطه عاشقانه محتوم در روزهای آغازین جنگ سرد در دهه 1950 است که عاشق و معشوق را در چند کشور به هم می‌رساند و از هم دور می‌سازد.

Berlinale: New Iranian Cinema

A while ago, I wrote a short article for Keyframe and introduced seven unsung Iranian films made after 2000. I firmly believe that new Iranian cinema has a lot to say and there are a number of very talented filmmakers working in Iran these days

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Top 10 Films 2015

سال 2015، سال لذت‌بخش سینمایی بود، سالی با فیلم‌های دیدنی فراوان، فیلم‌هایی که برای دیدن برخی‌شان باید کمی تلاش می‌کردی و تکاپو اما خب، مگر بخشی از کار سینمادوست پیدا کردن و کشف فیلم‌ها نیست.

Iranian Cinema and Nuclear Deal

In “Iran’s Film Industry Hopes Nuclear Deal Will Help Open Up Biz Internationally”, an article by Variety’s Nick Vivarelli, different aspects of the pros and cons of Nuclear Deal for Iranian cinema is discussed. I am happy to be quoted alongside a number of other Iranian cineastes including Shahram Mokri, Reza Dormishian, Barry Navidi, Amir...

10 Essential Abbas Kiarostami Films

Abbas Kiarostami is a familiar name to many people around the world. Since countless internet sites about him exist. He is considered by many as one of the best filmmakers of cinema. The filmmaker is a source of pride, because through his films, Kiarostami manages to present a new, refreshing image of Iran, a poetic...

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Being a Young Film Critic in Modern Iran

(This article was originally published at Indiewire) In recent years, much of the English-speaking world has heard about Iranian cinema. Many Western audiences have seen the Oscar-winning “A Separation” and explored the filmography of Abbas Kiarostami. With the imprisonment of seminal Iranian director Jafar Panahi, plenty of stories about the challenges of making movies in...