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Given the Chance 

Nothing equals life Like given the chance to breathe In nature’s gardens   RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #193 Chance&Equal ©2018 Dorinda Duclos All Rights Re… 7 more words


IN THEATERS (SF) - "24 Frames"

24 Frames (2018; Dir.: Abbas Kiarostami)


By Daniel Barnes

*Opens Friday, March 16, at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco.

Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami passed away in July 2016, but this experimental passion project, which apparently occupied the last several years of his life, premiered at Cannes the following year and now gets a brief Bay Area run.  143 more words

In Theaters

24 Frames (2017)

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

News of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s death was met with sadness throughout the cinema world. While I have not seen many of the man’s great works, only catching the tail end of his career and appreciating  625 more words


Nicole Krauss--"Seeing Ershadi" (New Yorker, March 5, 2018)

SOUNDTRACK: LEE ANN WOMACK-Tiny Desk Concert #711 (February 26, 2018).

Obviously I’ve heard of Lee Ann Womack.  I don’t know much about her, except that I’ve heard of her, like a lot, and that she’s a country music legend. 1,203 more words

Short Story


“From my very first movie, what was my concentration, my inspiration, was I didn’t want to narrate something, I didn’t want to tell a story. I wanted to show something, I wanted for them to make their own story from what they were seeing.”

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24 FRAMES (2017): New Trailer For Experimental Film Project By Abbas Kiarostami...

Inspired by still images including paintings and photographs, 24 Frames is a collection of 24 short four-and-a-half minute films, an experimental project by filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami in the last three years of his life… 40 more words