Topic: Iranian Cinema

Scene from 'Manuscript's don't burn' by Mohammed Rasoulof  (source: Festival Cannes)

Mohammed Rasoulof's ''Manuscripts Don't Burn''

Iranian Agents as Killers

Image from the poster for the film 'In the Bazaar of Sexes'

The Documentary Film ''In the Bazaar of Sexes''


Temporary Marriage in Iran

Kevin Sheppard and his teammates from A.S. Shiraz (copyright:

Documentary Feature ''The Iran Job''

US Basketball Player as Cultural Diplomat

Scene from "Chicken with Plumbs" (source: PR)

Marjane Satrapi's "Chicken with Plums"

Magical Gallows Humour in Tehran

Poster calling for the release of director Jafar Panahi at the Berlinale (photo: DW)

Iranian Cinema

Forbidden Love Scenes in the Pious Dinosaur Nation

Marjane Satrapi (photo: AP)

The Comic World of Marjane Satrapi

Yearnings for a Lost Homeland

scene from 'Nader and Simin' (photo:

Asghar Farhadi's ''Nader und Simin''

Flight from the middle class

Enthusiastic supporters reaching out to shake the hand of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (photo: AP)

Interview with Director Petr Lom

The Dictator, My Pen Pal

"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi (image: Sony Pictures)

Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis"

Stars and Bombs

Asghar Farhadi (photo: dpa)

Asghar Farhadi's "About Elly"

Who Knows the Truth?

Cinema in Iran

The Calm before the Storm?

Young Cineasts House, Tehran

Film Center Opens up New Perspectives

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad (photo: Robert Richter)

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad

Filming the Margins of Iranian Society

Tahmineh Milani (photo: private)

Interview with Tahmineh Milani

Between Censorship and a Smash Hit

Majid Majidi (photo: AP)

A Critical Phase Has Been Reached

Filmstill "Marooned in Iraq or Songs of my Motherland" (photo:

Bahman Ghobadi

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