By Tom Carter, 13 February 2017
“Most of the film takes place inside an apartment,” Farhadi told one interviewer, “but once the film has ended, you feel like you’ve seen the whole city.”
By David Walsh, 14 July 2016
The Iranian director will be best remembered and long honored for the series of feature films, including documentaries, that he made between 1987 and 1997.
Toronto International Film Festival 2013—Part 6
By David Walsh, 11 October 2013
This was the 20th year of covering the Toronto film festival, and the experience continues to be fascinating, illuminating and maddening in perhaps equal measure.
By Jordan Mattos, 14 May 2011
The recent Tribeca Film Festival screened some interesting works from Serbia, Hungary, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Korea, France and Romania in particular.
Toronto International Film Festival 2010—Part 5
By David Walsh, 14 October 2010
Films from Iran, China and Romania, including a conversation with Iranian filmmaker Rafi Pitts, director of The Hunter.
By Richard Phillips, 24 May 2010
Acclaimed filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been jailed for more than two months in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison.
By Hiram Lee, 8 May 2010
Kurdish-Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi's latest film No One Knows About Persian Cats tells the story of underground musicians in Tehran who struggle to make their music, which has been outlawed in the country.
David Walsh looks at Taste of Cherry, a new film from Iran
By David Walsh, 11 April 1998
Film review: Taste of Cherry, written and directed by Abbas Kiarostami