Iranian cinema uncensored : contemporary film-makers since the Islamic revolution / Shiva Rahbaran ; translated by Maryam Mohajer and Shiva Rahbaran.

In this unique book, twelve of the most renowned and important filmmakers of contemporary Iran speak candidly about creating cinema in a revolutionised and traumatised society. They reflect on the Iranian revolution and the influence of its aftermath on their work, as well as the effects of their wo...

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Uniform Title:International library of the moving image ; 36.
Main Author: Rahbaran, Shiva, 1970- (Author, Translator)
Other Authors: Mohajer, Maryam (Translator)
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Translated from the Persian.
Published: London : I.B. Tauris, 2016.
Series:International library of the moving image ; 36.
Physical Description:xx, 268 pages ; 24 cm.
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  • Introduction: new Iranian cinema in its cultural, historical and political context
  • 1. Mohammad Beheshti: the role of post-revolutionary institutions in the development of Iranian cinema
  • 2. Bahram Beyzaie: the myth of revolutionary cinema
  • 3. Abbas Kiarostami: where is the revolution?
  • 4. Dariush Mehrjui: Islamic ideology and post-revolutionary intellectual films
  • 5. Bahman Farmanara: exporting new Iranian cinema
  • 6. Rakhshan Bani-Etemad: cinema as a mirror of the urban image
  • 7. Majid Majidi : the revolution and the cleansing of film Farsi
  • 8. Jafar Panahi: cinema and resistance
  • 9. Tahmineh Milani: new Iranian cinema and the education of the masses
  • 10. Ebrahim Hatamikia: cinema, war and peace
  • 11. Mohsen Makhmalbaf: an interview that never was.