Topic: Cinema

Cemetery of the Halabja massacre victims (photo: AFP/Safin Hamed)

"Visions of Iran": the Iranian Film Festival in Cologne

Halabja – casting a long shadow

Behnaz Jafari and Jafar Panahi in "Three Faces" (photo: Memento Films)

Film review: Jafar Panahi's "Three Faces"

Road movie against patriarchy

Film still from "The King of Nothingwood" by director Sonia Kronlund (source: YouTube)

Afghan director Salim Shaheen

Master of dreams

Still from "Bloody Beans" by Narimane Mari (source: YouTube)

Algerian cinema

Young, rebellious and full of beans

Lebanese film director Reem Saleh (photo: Martin Rodriguez Redondo/Goethe.de)

Interview with Lebanese director Reem Saleh

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One big family

Iranians in front of the Mellat cinema complex in Tehran (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Kenare)

Fajr International Film Festival

Tehran meets Hollywood

Axel Salvatori Sinz, 1982 - 2018 (source: Twitter)

Remembering the French film-maker Axel Salvatori-Sinz

This is Yarmouk!

Walaa Tanji, protagonist of the film "What Walaa wants", at the Berlinale 2018 (source: Berlinale)

Berlinale 2018: "What Walaa wants"

Against all the odds

Still from Umut Dag's "The German Child" (photo: Daniela Incoronato)

German-Turkish film festival defies the odds

Sending a message

Film director Danya Alhamrani (left) and producer Dania Nassief (photo: Jordis Zahring)

Documentary: "A Silent Revolution"

Pioneering Saudi women

Still from Mani Haghighiʹs "Khook" (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Berlinale 2018: Iranian film "Khook"

When heads roll

Still from Karim Ainouz′ ″Central Aiport THF″ (photo: Juan Sarmiento)

Berlinale 2018: ″Central Airport THF″ by Karim Ainouz

Lives lived in waiting

Extract from the film "Sheikh Jackson" (source: YouTube)

Film review: ″Sheikh Jackson″

Pop go the faithful

Still from the animated film "Tehran Taboo" by German-Iranian director Ali Soozandeh (copyright: Ali Soozandeh)

Ali Soozandeh's film "Tehran Taboo"

Nothing but taboos

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