Articles about 'Iranian cinema'

Plastic surgeons and fortune tellers

L W Yates hails a nuanced sketch of a young Iranian woman masterfully constructed in Mania Akbari's One. Two. One

L W Yates // 29 September 2013

Categories: Films, Reviews

From Tehran with love: the cinema of Mania Akbari @ BFI PLUS competition

Between 14 and 28 July BFI Southbank is hosting a retrospective of Mania Akbari, one of Iran’s most distinctive filmmakers. Born in Tehran in 1974, in 2002 Akbari played the...

Ania Ostrowska // 9 July 2013

Categories: Blog

Jafar Panahi and Mohamad Rasoulof at BFI Southbank (plus COMPETITION!)

This is a guest post by Sophie Mayer. She is the author of The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love, and a regular contributor to The F-Word and...

Ania Ostrowska // 5 August 2012

Categories: Blog


Iman Qureshi reviews Circumstance, screened during 2012 London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and hails its director for subtly depicting complexities and contradictions of contemporary Iranian society

Iman Qureshi // 24 April 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

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