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Tribute to Abbas Kiarostami

With the death of Abbas Kiarostami, Iran’s leading director, world cinema loses one of its true guiding lights. Attesting to the esteem in which he was held, Jean-Luc Godard once said, “Film begins with D. 116 more words

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My absolute favorite screenwriter is Woody Allen for his originality.  I watched a lot of foreign films at university and my favorite foreign directors include Abbas Kiarostami, Michaelangelo Antonioni, and Ingmar Bergman.   71 more words


Watch Films By and About Abbas Kiarostami Online

by Caitlin

On July 4, 2016 the world lost one of its greatest filmmakers. Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami passed away at the age of 76. Personally, he was an important director in my life. 240 more words


Abbas Kiarostami: his love of simple reality captured the spirit of his times

Abbas Kiarostami’s The Wind Will Carry Us opens with a panoramic shot of a car making its way along a dusty track winding through a bare landscape dotted with occasional trees. 3,420 more words


Glenn Close Zombie Pic ‘The Girl with All the Gifts’ to Open Locarno Fest; Lineup Announced

ROME — The world premiere of Scottish director Colm McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic thriller “The Girl with All the Gifts,” starring Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine and newcomer Sennia Nanua, will open the 69th Locarno Film Festival. 947 more words


Remembering Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami - NPR celebrates the genius of Kiarostami (an exhibitor at AKM)

When you consider the opportunities to expand your thinking and grow as an educated global citizen, your mind needs interesting perspectives and encounters of engagement. 1,408 more words


Freedom of Expression And The Genius Of Iranian Cinema: RIP Abbas Kiarostami

If there was a Satyajit Ray in Iran then that could be Abbas Kiarostami. Considered one of the best not only in Iran but world over, Kiarostami breathed his last on 4th of July in Paris. 918 more words

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