• 18 July 2014 at 11 : 15 AM

    Bahman Maghsoudlou to be Jury Member at Montreal Festival

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    Bahman Maghsoudlou to be Jury Member at Montreal Festival

    Bahman Maghsoudlou is honored to have been chosen to be a member of the jury of the First Films World Competition for the Festival des Films du Monde in Montreal to be held from August 29th to September 1st, 2014. The festival’s theme of international harmony through art is one very close to Mr. Maghsoudlou’s […]

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  • 12 July 2014 at 14 : 53 PM

    Paul Mazursky (1930-2014): His Cinema and My Interview

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    Paul Mazursky (1930-2014): His Cinema and My Interview

    Paul Mazursky, the talented, versatile American actor, writer, director and producer (and avowed atheist) died on Monday June 30 in Los Angeles. He was 84 years old. Mazursky was born into a working class family in Brooklyn, New York. He began acting in his college years. His two most important early experiences were in Stanley […]

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  • 8 July 2014 at 14 : 54 PM

    «یک روز با دکتر بهمن مقصودلو، یک گزارش»

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    «یک روز با دکتر بهمن مقصودلو، یک گزارش»

    — مهدی مرعشی ایده‌ی برنامه «یک روز با بهمن مقصودلو» سپتامبر گذشته در جشنواره فیلم مونترال و هنگام اولین نمایش جهانی فیلم عباس کیارستمی: یک گزارش پیدا شد. این ایده که بشود نشست و چند فیلم از دکتر بهمن مقصودلو را همراه با خود او در یک روز دید، کاری که کمتر شده و اگر […]

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  • 17 May 2014 at 11 : 44 AM

    Ardeshir Mohasses: The Rebellious Artist screened internationally

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    Ardeshir Mohasses: The Rebellious Artist screened internationally

    After its highly-acclaimed premiere at the Palm Beach Film Festival International Film Festival in April 2013, Ardeshir Mohasses: The Rebellious Artist has been screened at a number of international events to further great success. On September 13, 2013, it was shown at Kanoon Iran at the Central Library, Kensington Town Hall in London, and the […]

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  • 14 April 2014 at 11 : 40 AM

    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report, in Montreal Film Festival, Toronto, Washington DC

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    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report, in Montreal Film Festival, Toronto, Washington DC

    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report has its world premiere at the 2013 Montreal International Film Festival. To read about the festival’s program, click here. Mr. Maghsoudlou attended the festival and was interviewed. You can read the interview here. On Sunday, December 15, 2013, the documentary was screened at the Paria Foundation at 344 John Street, Markham, […]

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  • 2 March 2014 at 16 : 32 PM

    Alain Renais and A Golden Opportunity

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    Alain Renais and A Golden Opportunity

    Alain Resnais, a founding figure of the French new wave, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Paris. He was 91 years old. Resnais’s complex style consisted of innovative camera movement, long tracking shots, and the use of flashback as a way of exploring memory, particularly in such masterpieces of fractured time as Hiroshima […]

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  • 4 February 2014 at 17 : 25 PM

    One Weekend and Trio of Death

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    One Weekend and Trio of Death

    The last weekend of January 2014 and beginning of february is going to be marked a black and sad weekend because we lost three legends in cinema: a great director and two giant actors. Miklos Jancso (1921-2014) the greatest Hungarian modernist director died on Friday the last day of January Master of the long take […]

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  • 15 December 2013 at 16 : 42 PM

    My Interview with Joan Fontaine, Only Actor to Win Oscar in Hitchcock Film

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    My Interview with Joan Fontaine, Only Actor to Win Oscar in Hitchcock Film

    Joan Fontaine, who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for director Alfred Hitchcock’s 1941 movie Suspicion, died Sunday, December 15, 2013, at her home in Carmel, California. Hitchcock himself did not win an Academy Award until 1979, when he was recognized for his lifetime achievement, but Fontaine, born October 22, 1917 in Tokyo, the […]

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  • 13 December 2013 at 17 : 21 PM

    83rd Session of Toronto Book Club

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    83rd Session of Toronto Book Club

    On the 83rd session of the Toronto Book Club, Bahman Maghsoudlou, the author of Grass: Untold Stories, reviewed the making of the feature documentary of Grass: A Nation’s Battle for Life in detail. Although it was a cold night in Toronto, the auditorium was filled with enthusiastic people. The lecture ended with a “Q&A” session […]

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  • 5 December 2013 at 16 : 53 PM

    Death of Nelson Mandela

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    Death of Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela, a very rare jewel among the leaders and history of the mankind, has just passed away. He was a man of dignity who is shining on earth for his unique qualities for good. He forgives but not forgets. Condolences to all of us.

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