Posts Tagged: Iranian film

Review: The Iran Job, London Iranian Film Festival

A heartwarming documentary about an American basketball player learning that Iranians are people too – through sport! How one American travels to Iran and turns a failing team of young Iranians into champions! How a Western man is surprised to learn

Review: The Iran Job, London Iranian Film Festival

A heartwarming documentary about an American basketball player learning that Iranians are people too – through sport! How one American travels to Iran and turns a failing team of young Iranians into champions! How a Western man is surprised to learn

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Review: About Elly

Thanks to the success of Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation, his previous film, About Elly, has made it to British screens. It was worth the journey. About Elly takes the audience out of Tehran’s smog-choked streets and on holiday to the

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Review: About Elly

Thanks to the success of Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation, his previous film, About Elly, has made it to British screens. It was worth the journey. About Elly takes the audience out of Tehran’s smog-choked streets and on holiday to the

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Review: I Am Nasrine

It’s a place where gangs attack anyone who stands out, girls ride to school on horses and nights off are spent among the mesmerising lights of the fairground – while I Am Nasrine, the story of an Iranian teenager and

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Review: I Am Nasrine

It’s a place where gangs attack anyone who stands out, girls ride to school on horses and nights off are spent among the mesmerising lights of the fairground – while I Am Nasrine, the story of an Iranian teenager and

Metaphors, silences and first love: An overview of recent Middle Eastern cinema

When Middle East LDN reported that the film Once Upon a Time in Anatolia left the audience “distinctly restless”, another blogger, Adina of Nazar Blue, quickly commented that this was part of the style of Turkish film. “In my experience

Metaphors, silences and first love: An overview of recent Middle Eastern cinema

When Middle East LDN reported that the film Once Upon a Time in Anatolia left the audience “distinctly restless”, another blogger, Adina of Nazar Blue, quickly commented that this was part of the style of Turkish film. “In my experience