Thursday, March 12 2015
In a culture where people Tweet nonsensical thoughts, Rosewater challenges us to consider the ways we can use our voices to speak on behalf of those that are routinely silenced.
Thursday, August 28 2014
Abbas Kiarostami's film subverts viewer expectations of what makes a film satisfying, or even enjoyable.
Tuesday, March 11 2014
The Iran Job follows a season in the life of Kevin Sheppard and offers a window into daily life in Iran.
Friday, August 16 2013
Iran's top rapper aims his lyrical barbs at his country's second-rate MCs -- and does it with style.
Wednesday, October 28 2009
Ata Ebteka: Ornamentalism: Ata Ebtekar and the Iranian Orchestra For New Music Performing Works of A
Hints of Persian music are masked by a confounding digital ruckus as one of Iran's premier electronic composers takes on one of the country's pioneering electro-acoustic minds.
Wednesday, September 23 2009
A charming but confounding Iranian anti-romance based on the story of Scheherazade -- but with cookery substituting for storytelling.
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Before even opening Chicken with Plums it is apparent that the book will have to go beyond the cultural seduction of Persepolis if Satrapi’s career is to become anything other than a one-note veil dance.
Friday, June 26 2009
Monday, June 22 2009
Iran and the West looks back at the past three decades of tension and eruption.