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TCM Film Festival: Jerry Lewis Hand and Footprint Ceremony - Hollywood (April 12, 2014)
TCM Film Festival: Gala Screening of Newly Restored Oklahoma! - Hollywood (April 10, 2014)
Writing a New Romance - NY Times (March 14, 2014)
In LA's Iranian Set, A Two-Sided Love Triangle With A Side Of Clichés - NPR (March 13, 2014)
Parviz and a new way forward for Iranian cinema - TB (March 3, 2014)
Iranian Filmmakers Have Reason to Cheer as Political Climate Slowly Shifts - Variety (February 28, 2014)
Old guard v new blood at Iran's Fajr film festival - TB (February 11, 2014)
Islamic Revolution Can't Upstage Iranian Cinema - RFE/RL (February 10, 2014)
Iranian Filmmaking Rebounds at Fajr International Film Festival - Hollywood Reporter (February 6, 2014)
Iranian President Sends Message of Support at Fajr Film Fest Opener - Variety (February 2, 2014)
Iranian-American Actress Gets Fed Up With Hollywood's Racism - Colorlines (January 23, 2014)
Sundance 2014: At ground zero for U.S. film, a Persian wave - LA Times (January 15, 2014)
Colombian Filmfest to Present Kiarostami's Retrospective - CHN (December 22, 2013)
Oscars announce shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film, leaving off 'The Past' - EW (December 20, 2013)
Farhadi's film nominated for Golden Globe Awards - Press TV (December 12, 2013)
Oscar Academy asks for Derakhshandeh's film script - Press TV (December 7, 2013)
Bérénice Bejo Stars in Asghar Farhadi's Film The Past - NY Times (December 7, 2013)
Spanish film festival screens Growing in the Wind - Press TV (November 23, 2013)
Cinema Italian Style: Premiere of the Great Beauty - Hollywood (November 14, 2013)
Legendary Director Bernardo Bertolucci - Hollywood (November 14, 2013)
AFI FEST: Hany Abu-Assad talks about making of Omar - Hollywood (November 12, 2013)
AFI FEST: Premiere of Child's Pose - Hollywood (November 12, 2013)
AFI FEST: The Past 'Le passé' (November 10, 2013)
AFI FEST: Nagieb Khaja talks about making My Afghanistan - Hollywood (November 9, 2013)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of Bethlehem - Hollywood (November 9, 2013)
AFI FEST: Closed Curtain 'Parde' (November 8, 2013)
AFI FEST: Manuscripts Don't Burn (November 8, 2013)
AFI FEST Opening Gala: Premiere of Saving Mr Banks - Hollywood (November 7, 2013)
Changing focus exposes middle-class issues in Iranian film festival - Herald Sun (November 1, 2013)
Pegah Ahangarani receives 18-month jail sentence - BBC Perisan (October 28, 2013)
Iran honors veteran director Dariush Mehrjui - Press TV (October 21, 2013)
Iran Signals Cultural Thaw With Oscar Choice - NY Times (September 30, 2013)
Iran chooses Franco-Iranian "Le Passé" as Oscar bid - RFI (September 29, 2013)
Iran to Review 12 Films for Oscar Submission - CHN (September 28, 2013)
'The Muslims are Coming!,' 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. Russell as Guest Director for the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival - PR (April 19, 2013)
'Virginity' explores human rights controversies surrounding women - Daily Bruin (April 19, 2013)
Milani Children's Film Eyes Toronto Film Awards - CHN (April 12, 2013)
Alum launches Tiburon International Film Festival for emerging filmmakers - Golden Gate Xpress (April 11, 2013)
Iranian Official Comments on Plan to Premiere Farhadi's 'Past' - CHN (April 9, 2013)
Maryam Moghadam Berlinale Interview - Video (March 21,, 2013)
Qatar and Iran on rival missions to make films about prophet Muhammad - The Guardian (March 15, 2013)
Never mind Iran and Argo, the Brits should sue Hollywood - The Guardian (March 13, 2013)
'Hoax of Hollywood ': Iran vows lawsuit over 'lies' in Argo film - RT (March 13, 2013)
Iran to sue Hollywood over a series of films, including the Oscar-winning Argo - The Guardian (March 12, 2013)
Tribeca Intl. Film Festival to Screen Iran's 'Taboor' - CHN (March 9, 2013)
Jon Stewart to Direct Serious Film, Will Take Hiatus From 'Daily Show' - NY Times (March 5, 2013)
Jafar Panahi's Closed Curtain collaborators grounded in Iran - The Guardian (February 28, 2013)
Iran divided over Oscar-winning 'Argo' - AP (February 25, 2013)
Michelle Obama's Oscars dress too revealing for Iranian media - The Guardian (February 25, 2013)
Argo: Iran hostage crisis film fiddles with the facts - CTV (February 22, 2013)
Iran berates Berlin film festival over Panahi award - The Guardian (February 19, 2013)
Stung by Argo, Iran Backs Conference Decrying Hollywoodism - NY Times (February 18, 2013)
The Oscar for Best Fabrication - NY Times (February 16, 2013)
'Closed Curtain' Stirs Debate About Iran - Hollywood Reporter (February 11, 2013)
I Am Nasrine director Tina Gharavi: 'The British public has been hijacked' - The Guardian (February 8, 2013)
Argo plays to Hollywood's worst traditions by erasing a Latino hero - The Guardian (February 8, 2013)
Why the Iranian film industry is like Hollywood before 1969 - TB (February 8, 2013)
Iranian film festival loses its lustre - TB (February 7, 2013)
Cultural Censorship: Cinema and Iran, A Separation - Storify (February 7, 2013)
From Tehran to London - BBC Persian (January 25, 2013)
Iranian Director Mohammad Shirvani's 'Fat Shaker' Stirs Trouble at Home - Indiwire (January 25, 2013)
Fact or fiction? '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 - Forusa.org (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? - 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.S. 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. But it is a global message - Montreal Gazette (September 1, 2011)
Circumstance grazes thematic surface - Daily Trojan (August 28, 2011)
Ben Affleck in Warner Bros.' 'Sight' - Variety (August 23, 2011)
Director Reza Badiyi dies - Variety (August 21, 2011)
Living and Loving Underground in Iran - NY Times (August 19, 2011)
Jane Fonda Book Signing - LA (August 15, 2011)
Is Uday Hussein's 'double' really just an impostor? - The Independent (August 4, 2011)
Iran releases prominent actor and filmmaker - The Guardian (July 27, 2011)
'Persepolis' Followup 'Chicken With Plums' - Indiwire (July 26, 2011) | Trailer
LALIFF Closing Gala: Premiere of Cowboys & Aliens - Hollywood (July 25, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of Without Men - Hollywood (July 24, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of Alguien Ha Visto A Lupita? - Hollywood (July 23, 2011)
LALIFF: Verónica Riedel talks about making Cápsulas - Hollywood (July 23, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of Tequila - Hollywood (July 21, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of America - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Natascha Berg talks about Shadows - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of Sold - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of Angelito - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of Espérame - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Anayansi Prado talks about making Paraiso for Sale - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Fernando Trueba talks about making Chico & Rita - Hollywood (July 20, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of La Hora Cero - Hollywood (July 19, 2011)
LALIFF: Actress Carla Ortiz - Hollywood (July 19, 2011)
LALIFF: Sophia Jones talks about making of Precious Knowledge - Hollywood (July 19, 2011)
LALIFF: Edesio Alejandro talks about 100 CUBAN SONES - Hollywood (July 19, 2011)
LALIFF: Premiere of El premio - Hollywood (July 19, 2011)
Actress Mercedes Brito - Hollywood (July 19, 2011)
LALIFF Opening Gala: Aqui Entre Nos - Hollywood (July 17, 2011)
A Separation's Asghar Farhadi: 'We need the audience to think' - The Guardian (July 15, 2011)
Iranian actor arrested en route to women's World Cup - The Guardian (July 15, 2011)
Film Review: Circumstance (July 14, 2011)
Love Crimes of Kabul - Indiewire (July 11, 2011) | HBO
Overseas artists boycott Britain in protest at visa clampdown - The Guardian (July 10, 2011)
A Separation can't be divorced from Iranian politics - The Guardian (July 5, 2011)
Special Screening of "The Myth of the American Sleepover" - LA (June 30, 2011)
Iranian film-maker detained in notorious Tehran prison - The Guardian (June 30, 2011)
A Separation review - The Guardian (June 30, 2011)
Interview: Ashgar Farhadi, film-maker - The Scotsman (June 29, 2011)
Iran attacks BBC for documentary series on life of prophet Muhammad - The Guardian (June 28, 2011)
Ben Affleck Casts Himself in CIA Drama - TheWrap (June 27, 2011)
LAFF Closing Gala: Don't Be Afraid of The Dark - LA (June 26, 2011)
LAFF: Saba Riazi win the jury award for Best Narrative Short Film - LA (June 26, 2011)
LAFF: Interview with Fina Torres - LA (June 25, 2011)
LAFF: The Premiere of Terri - LA (June 25, 2011)
LAFF: Boyz N The Hood - LA (June 23, 2011)
LAFF: The Premiere of Salaam Dunk - LA (June 22, 2011)
LAFF: Premiere of A Better Life - LA (June 21, 2011)
'A Separation' Wins Sydney Film Festival's Top Prize - Hollywood Reporter (June 20, 2011)
LAFF: The Premiere of Skateistan - LA (June 20, 2011)
LAFF: Premiere of The Devil's Double - LA (June 20, 2011)
LAFF: Celebrity Impersonators & Twins - LA (June 20, 2011)
LAFF: Please Do Not Disturb (June 19-20, 2011)
LAFF: The Premiere of An Ordinary Family - LA (June 19, 2011)
LAFF: The Premiere of Leave It On the Floor - LA (June 18, 2011)
LAFF: Future Filmmakers - LA (June 18, 2011)
LAFF: The Premiere of Drive - LA (June 17, 2011)
Tug of love flies in face of Iran's regime - SMH (June 15, 2011)
Actors go to UN demanding Iran release jailed director - The Guardian (June 8, 2011)
Lynda Carter CD Signing at Barnes & Noble - LA (June 6, 2011)
Lucy Hale Book Signing at Barnes & Noble - LA (June 4, 2011)
Iran slams Cannes for Lars von Trier Nazi ban - TV3 (May 25, 2011)
Canned in Cannes - director banned for Nazi joke - SMH (May 21, 2011)
Jafar Panahi not in Cannes for This Is Not a Film premiere - The Guardian (May 21, 2011)
Circumstance Review - BBC Persian (May 17, 2011)
Goodbye finds its way to Cannes 2011 - Cinema without Borders (May 15, 2011)
Wide takes on Panahi's This Is Not A Film - Screen Daily (May 11, 2011)
Convicted Iranian film-makers to feature at Cannes - AFP (May 7, 2011)
An Iranian Filmmaker Tiptoes Around the Censors to Explore Risky Subjects - NY Times (May 6, 2011)
Barbara Eden Book Discussion at the LA Times Book Fair - USC (May 1, 2011)
Alison Arngrim Book Signing & Discussion at the LA Times Book Fair - USC (April 30, 2011)
Danica McKellar Book Signing & Discussion at the LA Times Book Fair - USC (April 30, 2011)
Peter O'toole handprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theater - Hollywood (April 30, 2011)
TCM Film Festival: Debbie Reynolds DVD Signing - Hollywood (April 29, 2011)
TCM Film Festival: Leslie Caron Book Signing - Hollywood (April 29, 2011)
Interview with Actress Alicia Arden - Hollywood (April 28, 2011)
Interview with Ana Alexander - Hollywood (April 28, 2011)
TCM FEST: Andy Marx talks about his Grandfather 'Groucho' - Hollywood (April 28, 2011)
TCM Classic Film Festival: Opening Night 'An American in Paris' - Hollywood (April 28, 2011)
Passionate Iranian Filmmakers On Keeping Their Films Secret - MPN (April 28, 2011)
Movie tackles Iran's youth, sex and drugs - BBC (April 21, 2011)
Cannes film festival 2011: Jafar Panahi wins Carrosse d'Or - The Guardian (April 20, 2011)
Barbara Eden Book Signing & Discussion - LA (April 16, 2011)
Our Summer in Tehran - ITVS (April 11, 2011)
Stephen King's "The Shining" to be released in Iran - IBNA (April 6, 2011)
Jafar Panahi, Mohammad Rasoulof tribute at YBCA - SF Chronicle (March 18, 2011)
'Certified Copy': A Marvelous, Mind-Blowing Movie - NPR (March 11, 2011)
Iranian director animates Green Wave web activism - BBC (March 10, 2011)
Kiarostami on the Road - New Yorker (March 8, 2011)
Juliette Binoche on Certified Copy, Minimum French and Watching Godard Search - Movieline (March 8, 2011)
Monica Bellucci Enters Rhinos Season - Movieweb (February 25, 2011)
Iranian director receives development film award - DW (February 23, 2011)
Iranian Film Takes Top Prize at Berlinale - Spiegel Online (February 19, 2011)
Nader And Simin - A Separation - Screen Daily (February 15, 2011)
Open Letter from Jafar Panahi - Berlinale (February 11, 2011)
Berlinale Opens with Strong Political Message - Spiegel (February 11, 2011)
Berlin Film Fest leaves empty chair for Panahi - CBC (February 10, 2011)
Tehran reacts to anti-Iran documentary - Press TV (February 8, 2011)
In 'Circumstance,' a sexual awakening in Iran - AP (February 5, 2011)
Ben Affleck in talks to direct Iran hostage crisis film - The Guardian (February 4, 2011)
Peter Bradshaw on Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof - The Guardian (February 2, 2011)
An appeal for Jafar Panahi's release - Irvine (January 30, 2011)
Bobby Fischer Against the World and Page One - Vanity Fair (January 28, 2011)
Movie review: Iranium - CFP (January 27, 2011)
Beauty and Censorship Show in Festivals Celebrating Iranian Films - America.gov (January 27, 2011)
Circumstance - Variety (January 27, 2011)
Participant Media Grabs North American Rights to 'Circumstance' - Variety (January 24, 2011)
'Daily Show' comedy turns into Iran spy drama - Hollywood Reporter (January 23, 2011)
Circumstance - Hollywood Reporter (January 22, 2011)
Review: The Green Wave - Hollywood Reporter (January 22, 2011)
Iran's green revolution in animation - The Guardian (January 20, 2011)
Berlin film festival to honour jailed Iranian director Jafar Panahi - The Guardian (January 19, 2011)
'Translator of both worlds' - Park Record (January 18, 2011)
Manchester folk act Red Tides make Iranian film team-up - BBC (January 10, 2011)
Fairly Legal Q&A: Michael Sardo talks Kate and the Wicked Witch - Poptimal (January 7, 2011) | Fairly Legal
Son Of Imprisoned Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Says His Father Still Sees Beauty - RFE/RL (December 22, 2010)
Film stars urged to oppose Jafar Panahi imprisonment via online petition - The Guardian (December 21, 2010)
Cry freedom for Jafar Panahi - The Guardian (December 21, 2010)
Iran jails director Jafar Panahi and stops him making films for 20 years - The Guardian (December 20, 2010)
Chasing Che wins best documentary film award (December 6, 2010)
Ferdowsi Foundation to produce film on Shahnameh - IBNA (November 28, 2010)
UK Iranian Film Festival - London (November 19-26, 2010)
Maryam Keshavarz's Circumstance - Ioincinema (November 18, 2010) | PR
Jean-Luc Godard's Oscar rekindles antisemitism row - The Guardian (November 14, 2010)
AFI FEST: Mike Ott talks about making "Littlerock" - Hollywood (November 11, 2010)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of "Nothing's All Bad" - Hollywood (November 9, 2010)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of "Hamill" - Hollywood (November 7, 2010)
AFI FEST: Review: Certified Copy - Hollywood (November 7, 2010)
AFI Fest: Review: The Accordion - A short by Jaffar Panahi (November 7, 2010)
Director Feo Aladag talks about making "When We Leave" - Hollywood (October 20, 2010)
Iran Lifts Ban on Director, Saying He Issued an Apology - NY Times (October 3, 2010)
US festival awards Iranian short film - Press TV (September 20, 2010)
Italy awards Iranian angels (September 7, 2010)
Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi banned from Venice film festival - The Guardian (September 2, 2010)
Juliette Binoche is putting the spotlight on human rights injustices in Iran- The Guardian (August 22, 2010)
Lebanese Christians angered by TV show about Christ - BBC (August 13, 2010)
Iranian film-maker Panahi to present film at Venice festival - AFP (August 6, 2010)
"Countdown to Zero": Hollywood Movie Promotes War on Iran - GR (August 5, 2010)
Shohreh Aghdashloo: I Am Outraged! - Daily Beast (August 3, 2010)
Confused About 'Iranian Scientist' Wait for the Film - Aol News (July 25, 2010)
Iran studio plans movie on 'abducted' scientist - RFE (July 21, 2010)
Iranian Classic 'Close-Up' Dissects Cinema From the Inside - HollywoodChicago (July 1, 2010)
LAFF: Hossein Keshavarz talks about Dog Sweat - LA (June 26, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of The Wheeler Boys - LA (June 25, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of Upstate - LA (June 25, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of Mahler on the Couch - LA (June 24, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of Waiting For "Superman" - LA (June 21, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of One Lucky Elephant - LA (June 19, 2010)
LAFF: Director Tobias Lindholm talks about making "R" - LA (June 19, 2010)
LAFF: Sajen Corona talks about his acting career - LA (June 19, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of Cyrus - LA (June 18, 2010)
LAFF: The Premiere of The New Year - LA (June 18, 2010)
Shirin Neshat: A long way from home - The Guardian (June 13, 2010)
'For Neda' tells story of symbol of Iran's post-election protests - CNN (June 12, 2010) | Watch the Documentary - HBO Documentaries: For Neda
Is Jake Gyllenhaal Right for This Blockbuster? - Hollywood (May 26, 2010)
Iranian film director Jafar Panahi is released - BBC (May 25, 2010)
The Cannes Doers: Javier Bardem, Juliette Binoche - E! (May 23, 2010)
Jafar Panahi 'may soon be freed' - The Guardian (May 23, 2010)
Hollywood whitewash? '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. (November 2009)
Iran names and shames well-paid actors - The Guardian (November 8, 2009)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of "Nobody Knows about the Persian Cats" - Hollywood (November 2, 2009)
AFI FEST: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - Hollywood (November 2, 2009)
Banned but not on the run at the London film festival - The Guardian (October 29, 2009)
A tale of modern Iran: a young woman's flight from her father - Telegraph (October 25, 2009)
Iranian Film Delegation - UCLA (October 9-13, 2009)
Interview with Ben-Hur Sepehr - Westwood (October 9, 2009)
Interview with Necar Zadegan - Hollywood (September 25, 2009)
Interview with Max Amini - Hollywood (September 25, 2009)
Interview with K-von - Hollywood (September 23, 2009)
Interview with Negin Farsad - Hollywood (September 23, 2009)
Interview with Maz Jobrani - Hollywood (September 22, 2009)
Interview with Sheila Vosough - Hollywood (September 22, 2009)
Interview with Nadine Rajabi - Hollywood (September 22, 2009)
Interview with Amir K - Hollywood (September 22, 2009)
Interview with Farrah Assadi - Hollywood (September 22, 2009)
TV drama gains Islamic approval as 'Lost-mania' grips Iran - The Guardian (September 13, 2009)
Top Venice award for Israeli film - BBC (September 12, 2009)
Women Without Men - Sceendaily (September 12, 2009)
Iranian cinema returns to Venice - Variety (September 7, 2009)
TIFF '09 | Granaz Moussavi : "Something Different and Fresh from Iran" - Indiewire (September 1, 2009)
First Iranian film shot in US since 1979 gets under way - The Guardian (September 1, 2009)
Interview with Director Beri Shalmashi - UCLA (July 25, 2009)
Ronaldo to star in Iranian movie - Telegraph (July 22, 2009)
Actress Charlize Theron - Pasadena (July 21, 2009)
LA Film Festival's Closing Night Gala: Premiere of "Ponyo" (June 28, 2009)
Premiere of "500 Days of Summer" - LAFF (June 26, 2009)
Premiere of "Cold Souls" - LAFF (June 25, 2009)
Premiere of "Zombies of Mass Destruction" - LAFF (June 25, 2009)
Premiere of "Paper Heart" - LAFF (June 24, 2009)
Sensationalist Film Exploits Important Human Rights Issue in Iran - Amnesty International (June 24, 2009)
Yun Suh talks about "City of Borders" - LAFF (June 23, 2009)
Premiere of We Live in Public - LAFF (June 21, 2009)
Premiere of Dear Lemon Lima - LAFF (June 20, 2009)
Premiere of Stoning of Soraya M - LAFF (June 20, 2009)
Nahid Persson Sarvestani talks about The Queen and I - LAFF (June 19, 2009)
Kevin Hamedani talks about "Zombies of Mass Destruction" - LAFF (June 19, 2009)
A life in cinema: Abbas Kiarostami - The Guardian (June 13, 2009)
A Discussion with the cast & Director of "Stoning of Soraya M" - Beverly Hills (June 10, 2009)
Iranian director's debut row - BBC (June 8, 2009)
Abbas Kiarostami on directing Cosi fan tutte from Iran - Times Online (May 30, 2009)
Jewel of Afghan cinema saved from the Taliban - The Independent (May 9, 2009)
No Così relationship: visa row scuppers ENO's bid to secure Abbas Kiarostami - The Guardian (May 6, 2009)
Iran: Love letter plea for Saberi - BBC (April 22, 2009)
Annual Festival of Iranian Films - WRMEA (April 17, 2009)
The Song of Sparrows Opening Day in LA & NY
Iranian film industry thriving, Hollywood learns - CNN (March 28, 2009)
Goodbye Solo - Chicago Sun Times (March 25, 2009)
The new great American director - Chicago Sun Times (March 22, 2009)
Amber Benson book signing - Burbank (March 21, 2009)
Iran TV plans Slumdog film boost - BBC (March 18 2009)
Mayaha Petrosian: Iranian actress takes a turn behind the camera - CS Monitor (March 10, 2009)
Iran's focus on movie misses the big picture - San Fransico Chronile (March 8, 2009)
Hollywood goes to Tehran - and is ordered to apologise for its sins - The Guardian (March 2, 2009)
Despite Hopes of Hollywood Visit, Iran's Leaders Stick to the Same Script - NY Times (March 1, 2009)
Iran attacks Hollywood over movie 'insults' - CNN (March 1, 2009)
Hollywood Comes To Tehran - CBS (February 28, 2009)
Iran's Elly takes Berlinale Silver Bear - Press TV (February 15, 2009)
About Elly - Variety (February 7, 2009)
19th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema at UCLA
Edinburgh Iranian Festival
Sundance Film Festival: The rebel and the Empress - The Independent (January 9, 2009)
Hollywood film accused of insulting Iran - The Guardian (December 13, 2008)
Jessica Lange Book Signing & Discussion - Santa Monica (December 6, 2008)
Jamie Lee Curtis Book Signing & Reading - Santa Monica (November 15, 2008)
An evening with Dariush Mehrjui - UCLA (November 9, 2008)
Omar Khayam Documentary Film - UCLA (November 8, 2008)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of Last Chance Harvey - Hollywood (November 8, 2008)
AFI FEST: Michelle Williams, Premiere Of "Wendy And Lucy" - Hollywood (November 8, 2008)
AFI FEST: Jeff Goldblum talks about Adam Resurrected (November 8, 2008)
AFI FEST: Marisa Tomei talks about The Wrestler - Hollywood (November 7, 2008)
AFI FEST: Bill Plympton talks about Idiots and Angels - Hollywood (November 7, 2008)
AFI FEST: Actress Alicia Arden - Hollywood (November 7, 2008)
AFI Fest: Red Carpet. The Wrestler - Hollywood (November 7, 2008)
AFI FEST: Tribute to Tilda Swinton - Hollywood (November 5, 2008)
AFI FEST: Evelyn Lee talks about "Kanizsa Hill" - Hollywood (November 5, 2008)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of The Brothers Bloom - Hollywood (November 3, 2008)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of Skin - Hollywood (November 3, 2008)
AFI FEST: Kym Jackson and Lauren Orrell talks about Sleeper - Hollywood (November 3, 2008)
AFI FEST: Sabine El Gemayal talks about Niloofar - Hollywood (November 1, 2008)
AFI FEST: The Premiere of CHE - Hollywood (November 1, 2008)
Iranian Actress Heads Into a Storm - Washington Post (October 11, 2008)
Shirin - Variety (August 28, 2008)
Review: Shirin - The Guardian (August 28, 2008)
Hollywood postponed - The Guardian (August 22, 2008)
Iran bars spy film actor from travelling abroad - The Guardian (August 21, 2008)
Belly laughs and breast-beating - The Guardian (August 11, 2008)
Film panel discussion: Caught Between Two Worlds & Voices - UCLA (May 2, 2008)
Interview with Simin Farkhondeh - UCLA (May 2, 2008)
Interview with Vida Ghaffari - LA (April 25, 2008)
Iranian film Panel - UCLA (April 12, 2008)
Interview with Amir Shahab Razavian - UCLA (April 11, 2008)
Introducing the directors from behind the veil - The Independent (April 11, 2008)
Mimi Brody talks about the UCLA Iranian Film Festival - Real Video (March 14, 2008)
18th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema - UCLA (March 14 - April 20, 2008)
Iranians urge Dutch to ban film - BBC (February 16, 2008)
Half Moon - The Observer (January 6, 2008)
Persepolis opening day in LA & New York (December 25, 2007)
Kurdish Director, Stuck Between Iraq and Iran - NY Times (December 16, 2007)
Interview with Marjane Satrapi - LA (December 10, 2007)
Interview with Chiara Mastroianni - LA (December 10, 2007)
AFI Fest Closing Gala - LA (November 11, 2007)
AFI Fest - Gallery (November 1-11, 2007)
Review of Animation "Persepolis" (November 10, 2007)
AFI Fest: In Search of a Midnight Kiss - LA (November 10, 2007)
AFI Fest: Premiere of the Savages - AFI Fest, LA (November 9, 2007)
AFI Fest: Premiere of Le Scaphandre et le papillon (November 8, 2007)
AFI Fest: Bridget Moynahan at the premiere of Noise - AFI Fest, LA (November 6, 2007)
AFI Fest: Interview with Ramin Bahrani (November 5, 2007)
Interview with Short Filmmaker Nick Brandestini - AFI Fest, LA (November 5, 2007)
Interview with Film Publicist Reza Safai - AFI Fest, LA (November 4, 2007
Interview with John Sayles - AFI Fest, LA (November 4, 2007)
Interview with Andrea kreuzhage - AFI Fest, LA (November 4, 2007)
AFI Fest: Premiere of Juno (Centerpiece Galla) - Gallery (November 5, 2007)
Amanda Loncar talks about On the Road with Judas - LA (November 4, 2007)
Film Screening: Iran, Seven Faces of a Civilization - Gallery (October 27, 2007)
Interview with Miriam Shenasi (September 13, 2007)
'Honour killing' screenplay changed after Iranian complaints - The Guardian (August 3, 2007)
The Premiere of David & Layla - Beverly Hills (July 16, 2007)
Fatemeh Motamed Arya Film & Discussion - Gallery (July 14, 2007)
Moore not going to Iran, insists Sicko producer - The Guardian (July 9, 2007)
Interview with Suzi Yoonessi - LA Film Festival (June 30, 2007)
Fireworks Wednesday - LA Film Festival (June 28-30, 2007)
Premiere of 2 Days in Paris (June 29, 2007)
Pool of Princesses (June 28, 2007)
Half Moon - LA Film Festival (June 24-27, 2007)
It's Winter - LA Film Festival (June 25, 2007)
Interview with Mitra Hajjar (June 25, 2007)
Interview with Director Rafi Pitts (June 24, 2007)
Premiere of "The beautiful ordinary" - Gallery (June 22, 2007)
LA Film Festival Opening Night Film - Gallery (June 21, 2007)
Iran condemns award-winning film - The Guardian (May 31, 2007)
Film Review - Iran: A Cinemarographic Revolution - Real Video (May 5, 2007)
Maryam Kashani talks about "Best in the West" (April 25, 2007)
Interview with Nadja Bjorlin (April 15, 2007)
Interview with Mimi Brody on the opening of UCLA Iranian Film Festival - Video (April 7, 2007)
Interview with Director Maryam Kashani (April 7, 2007)
17th Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema - UCLA (April 7 - May 11, 2007) | Gallery
Offside Opening Day in LA & New York (March 23, 2007)
Iran accuses Hollywood of 'psychological warfare' - The Guardian (March 14, 2007)
Iran condemns Hollywood war epic - BBC (March 13, 2007)
Trips to Nowhere and Everywhere, With Iran's Poet of the Cinema - NY Times (March 1, 2007)
David Lynch's Discussion and Booksigning - Gallery (January 23, 2007)
Iran in the bleak midwinter - The Guardian (December 17, 2006)
Iranian Film, Afghan Music Delight Eyes and Ears - Washington File (October 13, 2006)
The producer of The Last Emperor talks to Sheila Johnston about Abbas Kiarostami's Ten (2002) and 10 on Ten (2004) - Telegraph (September 2, 2006)
Ramin Bahrani's Man Push Cart
Man Push Cart Opening Day in LA & New York
Iran cinema booms as people crave smiles over style - Reuters (August 10, 2006)
Marjane Satrapi: Of madness and mullahs - The Independent (July 27, 2006)
Dr. Minoo Moallem Lecture on Governmentality, Masculinity and Iran-Iraq War Movies - UCLA (July 10, 2006)
LA Film Festival Closing Film - Gallery (July 2, 2006)
Quinceañera "Centerpiece Gala" - LA Film Festival (June 30, 2006)
LA Film Festival Mixed Gallery (June 30, 2006)
Having found success in U.S., Iranian Jews turn to show biz - JTA (June 28, 2006)
Premier of Gradually... Be Ahestegi - LA Film Festival (June 27, 2006)
Premier of Kabul Transit - Gallery (June 25, 2006)
Premier of Narrow Alleys - LA Film Festival (June 24, 2006)
Parviz Sayyad's The Mission - Gallery (June 23, 2006)
The opening night of the Los Angeles Film Festival - Gallery (June 22, 2006)
Iran 1 Female fans 0 - The Guardian (June 11, 2006)
Offside (PG) - The Independent (June 9, 2006)
Barred from the game they love - Telegraph (June 2, 2006)
Border Café - Melnitz Hall, UCLA (June 2-3, 2006)
Arts and Freedom in Iran - IMOW (June 2006)
Film festival hit by cartoon row - BBC (March 24, 2006)
How not to be offside - Economist (March 9, 2006)
Shohreh Aghdashloo Enjoys Career Boost from Oscar Nomination - Washington File (March 3, 2006)
Iran films return to Berlin festival - BBC (February 18, 2006)
Reviews: Niki Karimi's One Night - UCLA Iranian Film Festival (Februrary 3, 2006)
Dr. 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 ? 10 May 2005
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.G. student opts out of films - Toledoblade.com (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 - Brightlightsfilm.com (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 - Boston.com (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.Y. 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 (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. req'd) (June 19, 2002)
Iranian Dispora Film Festival II - BBC Persian (May 21, 2002)
Cannes Gets into the Digital Trend - AP via WP (May 17, 2002)
Who will be the new Iran when the credits roll in Cannes?-Sunday Herald (May 5, 2002)
Cannes 2002 - 55th Festival
Afghan Alphabet (Makhmalbaf Film House)
Iran's 'Baran': Through A Lens, Gently - WP (May 3, 2002)
'Baran's' Indelible Images - WP (May 3, 2002)
Grace Under Pressure: Iran's Cinematic Bind - WP (April 28, 2002)
Twenty-four hour movie people - The Guardian (April 27, 2002)
"Maryam" - Salon (February 27, 2002)
So Fajr Away- Village Voice (February 2002)
'Kandahar' Proves Moving and Timely - LA Times (January 11, 2002)
The condemned - The Guardian (January 11, 2002)
Actor or assassin? - The Guardian (January 10, 2002)
Kandahar star accused of terrorism - The Guardian (January 2, 2002)



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