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Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'
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Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'

Mohammad Rasoulof’s sentence arose from three films that Iran’s authorities found to be “propaganda against the system”

Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows
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Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows

Mohammad Rasoulof’s concern with portraying normal people who carry out everyday chores for authoritarian societies goes back to his 2009 film The White Meadows — a powerful work which established the acclaimed filmmaker as a strident and unique voice in Iranian cinema.

Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s Salaam Cinema is not just an ode to the medium but also a reflection of it
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Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s Salaam Cinema is not just an ode to the medium but also a reflection of it

Salaam Cinema looks at cinema through people least likely to find themselves on the big screen, but have, in one way or another, moulded themselves through what they have seen on it – like we all have.

A look at Beyond The Clouds director Majid Majidi's most moving films, from Children of Heaven to Baran
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A look at Beyond The Clouds director Majid Majidi's most moving films, from Children of Heaven to Baran

A look at legendary Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's greatest movies in a career spanning nearly three decades.

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi spotted shooting in Mumbai for Beyond The Clouds
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Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi spotted shooting in Mumbai for Beyond The Clouds

Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi was spotted shooting at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Station here for his upcoming film Beyond The Clouds.

Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman is an examination of morality, humiliation: IFFI 2016 diary
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Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman is an examination of morality, humiliation: IFFI 2016 diary

In Asghar Farhadi’s new film The Salesman, screened at the ongoing IFFI 2016 in Goa, a married couple — Emad and Rana — tries to come to terms with a life-changing tragedy

Abbas Kiarostami: How the Iranian auteur invented a new film-making idiom
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Abbas Kiarostami: How the Iranian auteur invented a new film-making idiom

Abbas Kiarostami, the Iranian film-maker who passed away from cancer a few days ago, was not only Iran’s best-known film-maker but will be remembered for having changed the face of art-house cinema, especially in the ‘Third World’.