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[Last Film I Watched] 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Kiarostami (2016)

Title: 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Kiarostami

Year: 2016

Country: Iran

Language: Persian 

Genre: Documentary

Director: Seyfolah Samadian

Cast:

Abbas Kiarostami 

Juliette Binoche

Jafar Panahi  451 more words

Film Review

Bitter cherries

What follows is not a review but an attempt to answer a question. Abbas Kiarostami’s A Taste of Cherrywas first released in 1997 (coincidentally the year I was born) and won the Palme d’Or at Cannes the same year. 1,046 more words

Essays

XL Popcorn - The White Balloon / Close-Up

So continueth the dictated film reviews! Damn these wrists!

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Title: The White Balloon (Badkonake sefid… 1,015 more words

In Progress

Busan Festival Honors Abbas Kiarostami, Unveils Project Picks

The late Abbas Kiarostami was this week announced as Asian Filmmaker of the Year by the Busan International Film Festival. The recently departed Iranian director will be represented at the festival’s opening ceremony by his son Ahmad Kiarostami. 263 more words

News

XL Popcorn - Throne of Blood / Through the Olive Trees

So continueth the dictated film reviews! Damn this wrist!

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Title: Throne of Blood (Kumonosu-jô) 688 more words

In Progress

Dreaming, scheming, never growing old: remembering Abbas Kiarostami (1940 – 2016)

Joobin Bekhrad is the Founder and Editor of REORIENT, as well as the Co-Founder of artclvb, an online platform for contemporary Middle Eastern art. 236 more words

Culture