Jafar Panahi
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Trapped in a Car Driving Through the Desert with Abbas Kiarostami’s 'A Taste of Cherry'
3 Dec 2013 // 8:30 PM

As civil liberties were absorbed by the religious state and exacting codes of conduct were implemented with brutal force in Iran, Kiarostami used his canvas to show hope to his countrymen.


9 Sep 2007 // 4:42 PM

In Offside, both the men and the women are captives, prisoners of what the film presents as an outdated, archaic mindset.

Offside (2006)
22 Mar 2007 // 11:30 PM

Jafar Panahi's Offside uses handheld mobile framing and non-professional actors to create a natural-seeming rhythm, immersing you in multiple experiences, introducing a number of characters all connected by events, desires, and circumstances.


Hollywood shows support for banned Iranian filmmakers
16 Jan 2011 // 11:12 PM

LOS ANGELES — White may be making a comeback on the red carpet this award season, if Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis has anything to say about

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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