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

Circumstance

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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