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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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Persepolis: A Personal Iranian Narrative

In the animated film Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi narrates her own personal journey in the midst of key historical and political events during the Islamic Revolution and the Iraq-Iran War that affected her while she was growing up. It’s because of … Continue reading

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