Dreams and Realities

A young woman dressed in a wedding gown flies through the air, her eyes closed. In one hand she grasps a portrait of the…

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Internal Rage

Filmed during the months leading up to the 2009 presidential election in Iran, The Hunter still seethes with fury — and anticipates the blood…

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A Director Offside

Six years in prison, and 20 years before he can film or even write again. That’s the sentence meted out earlier this year to…

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No One Knows About Persian Cats

The great boundary-crosser of Iranian cinema, Bahman Ghobadi purposefully steps over the line with No One Knows About Persian Cats—a quasi-documentary, highly unofficial panorama…

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