Is 'love and desire in Iran' a threat to US national security? ...
aljazeera.com12/10/2019 Politics
What is really behind the US Department of Education's fury over a Middle East studies programme? by Hamid Dabashi The United States Department of Edu...»»»

Iran's culture is misunderstood ...
thetriangle.org28/10/2018 Culture
By Roxana Shojaian Oct. 26, 2018 *** Photograph courtesy ofآرمان at Wikimedia Commons. The first question most people have asked me when I told them t...»»»

How did Iranian cinema go global? ...
aljazeera.com21/03/2018 Fun
The films of Iran's Amir Naderi brings the world to his homeland, while bringing his homeland to worldly recognition. Hamid Dabashiby Hamid Dabashi **...»»»

From Khayyam to Mirzakhani: Iran's beautiful minds ...
aljazeera.com24/07/2017 People
Both Omar Khayyam and Maryam Mizrakhani complicate the vision of their common homeland, Iran, in Western imagination. *** From the time that she achie...»»»

Mohsen Namjoo – why the Iranian Bob Dylan wants to be music's Banksy ...
theguardian.com27/01/2017 People
A revolutionary artist, in exile from his oppressive hometown, all Namjoo wants is to be anonymous so he can make music without having to pose for sel...»»»

Persian Treats ... Fun
Haiya Bokhari November 20, 2016 Leave a comment Replacing Bollywood on the big screen with Iranian movies provides, Pakistanis easy access to a pheno...»»»

The ‘Iranian Banksy’ Brings Eerie Dreamscapes to the U.S....
newsweek.com19/11/2016 Arts
By Christiane Gruber On 11/19/16 at 9:10 AM A little over a year has passed since the signing of the historic Iran deal. Diplomatic and economic rela...»»»

Tributes pour in for Kiarostami, giant of Iran cinema...
yahoo.com06/07/2016 People
By Eric Randolph•July 5, 2016 Iranian film maker Abbas Kiarostami gives instructions at the Villa Arson art school in Nice in 2007 (AFP Photo/Eric Est...»»»

Sohrab Sepehri’s paintings smash auction record in Iran ...
en.mehrnews.com30/05/2015 Arts
News ID: 2763658 - Sat 30 May 2015 - 11:25 Culture TEHRAN, May 30 (MNA) – Sohrab Sepehri’s three untitled paintings have become the most expensive pa...»»»

Iranian cinema comes into focus at TIFF Cinematheque - The Globe and M...
theglobeandmail.com07/03/2015 Fun
*** Close-Up is a film about the power of film to erase the differences between life and art. (Janus) KATE TAYLOR The Globe and Mail Published Friday,...»»»