Posts Tagged: Iranian film

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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

Image: The Iran Job

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

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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

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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