Iranian Movies on Sundance Channel
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Every Month, Sundance Channel screens a number of award wining Iranian Movies.
Divorce, Iranian Style
Divorce is a nasty affair, no matter where you live. However, as related in this revealing documentary by Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini, many will be happy they don't live in Iran...
Friendly Persuasion: Iranian Cinema After The 1979 Revolution
Trying to discover the reasons why Iran has become a center for award-winning contemporary world cinema, filmmaker Jamsheed Akrami presents an informative overview in interviews with 15 filmmakers, spanning three generations...
Iran, Veiled Appearances
Appeared at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival Free of the restrictions that would have hindered an Iranian filmmaker, Belgian documentarian Thierry Michel visits Iran with the goal of discovering the reality behind the pervasive stereotypes that define the...
At Five in the Afternoon
With sharp wit and elegant images, this film by Iran's Samira Makhmalbaf (THE APPLE) tells the story of Noqreh (Agheleh Rezaie), a contemporary woman in post-Taliban Kabul...
In her Cannes Jury Prize-winning feature film, 20-year-old Iranian filmmaker Samira Makhmalbaf presents a bleak, yet often humorous, allegory about education in a world where existence itself is often perilous...
Lifting the veil on the clash between modernity and Islamic tradition in Iran, veteran filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui presents the tale of a married couple, Lelia and Reza (Leila Hatami and Ali Mosaffa), whose happiness is compromised by the intrusion of Reza&...
Once Upon A Time, Cinema
A delightful, sentimental comedy from the Iran of the Ayatollahs? This Moshen Makhmalbaf (GABBEH, THE DAY I BECAME A WOMAN) valentine to the early years of the Iranian movie industry is eye opening in more ways than one...
Filmmaker Rakshan Bani-Etemad, dubbed the First Lady of Iranian Cinema, presents a revealing documentary look at her country's 2001 presidential election by focusing on two surprising aspects of contemporary Iran's political universe...
In a film of creative daring, Samira Makhmalbaf, the 17-year old daughter of one of Iran's cinematic masters, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, engages a real-life family to recreate on screen a bizarre story filled with humor and political implication...
The White Balloon
With economy and disarming simplicity, Jafar Panahi elevates a seven-year-old Iranian girl's (Aida Mohammadkhani) quest to purchase a goldfish into an engrossing odyssey of frustration and negotiation...