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EFC II #224 - Taste of Cherry (1997)

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#224 – Taste of Cherry (1997)
Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
Starring: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi, Mir Hossein Noori… 86 more words

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EFC II #223 - Through the Olive Trees (1994)

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#223 – Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
Starring: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva, Hossein Rezai, Tahereh Ladanian, Hocine Redai… 81 more words

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EFC II #222 - Close-Up (1990)

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#222 – Close-Up (1990)
Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
Starring: Hossein Sabzian, Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah, Monoochehr Ahankhah, Mahrokh Ahankhah, Haj Ali Reza Ahmadi, Hossain Farazmand, Hooshang Shamaei, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abbas Kiarostami… 57 more words

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Colour Me Kiarostami

(Watching Iranian films is useful for reasons other than the purely cinematic. I think a lot of us don’t really see inhabitants of Muslim countries as being people just like us. 412 more words


Five (2003)

‘Five’, directed by Abbas Kiarostami in 2003, is an Iranian conceptual movie.  The film contains no dialogue, no characters and no plot. Kiarostami sets a DV camera at five locations, each by the sea, and films for fifteen minutes. 259 more words


VIFF 2017: 24 Frames (Abbas Kiarostami, 2017)

The frame holds me.
Straining to see beyond,
I sleep,
caught between
tension & peace.

In the sleep, I dream,
The dream, a window
into what is… 1,266 more words

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APSA to Honor Late Abbas Kiarostami, Newcomer Ilgar Najaf

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards are to honor the late Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami with a special prize. It has commended Kiarostami’s final feature “24 Frames” and will give him posthumous admission to the APSA Academy. 170 more words