Author Archives: Hoai Le

This is Not a Film (2011), dir. Jafar Panahi

            In 2010, Iranian director Jafar Panahi was put under house arrest due to his open support of the opposition party in Iran’s 2009 elections. He was then sentenced to 6 years in prison and … Continue reading

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Flowers of Revolution

Ali Farzat is a Syrian political cartoonist who is well known for his satires of Arab rulers and authorities. Out of the cartoons that we discussed in class, I particularly liked the one of the tree and flower. Cameron and … Continue reading

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A Separation (2011), dir. Asghar Farhadi

*Currently showing at the Kendall Square Cinema. A Separation is an award winning film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi. It was recently picked up by Sony Pictures Classics for distribution in the US and is set to be the first … Continue reading

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