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Chaitanya Tamhane's 'Court' Acquired By Zeitgeist Films For U.S. Distribution

Chaitanya Tamhane’s provocative film, ‘Court’, which premiered and won two major awards at the prestigious Venice Film festival, has been acquired by New York based Zeitgeist Films, for U.S. 481 more words

World Cinema

Close-Up - Abbas Kiarostami

There have been a veritable few characters in the medium of film who have simultaneously fashioned themselves in undeniably important manners and surpassed even the significance of the films in which they are bound. 297 more words


Through the Olive Trees - Abbas Kiarostami

Poetic at its very core, Kiarostami once again manages to convey the distinctions between fiction and reality in Through the Olive Trees. In fact, he goes much further this time creating what can only be described as a faux-documentary about a faux-documentary, thus sealing forever his ambitious will to raise and provoke the questions and discussions he ultimately deems most important. 278 more words


Unearthing #2 (Germany)

The wind will take us

In my small night
the wind has a date with the leaves of the trees
in my small night there is agony of destruction… 155 more words

Identity Detective GERMANY


I’ve been a busy bee over the break, as, I’m sure, have you!  I’ve taken a part-time job as the collections manager and registrar of the Richard M. 432 more words


Kiarostami – a Sex God of a Filmmaker

Taste of Cherry (1997, Abbas Kiarostami)

The Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami has been making films for the past four decades, and he’s still going. He doesn’t just direct; he also writes, edits, and produces. 511 more words