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  • 1 January 2015 at 12 : 23 PM

    داستان‌هاى شگفتِ “بهمن مقصودلو” از مستند جاودانه‌ى “علف

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    رضا علامه‌زاده فيلم شگفت‌انگيز “علف” را براى اولين بار نزديك به ٤٥ سال پيش وقتى دانشجوى “مدرسه عالى تلويزيزن و سينما” بودم ديدم و از همان روز دو صحنه از آن در ذهنم حك شد: عبور ايل بختيارى از رودخانه‌ى خروشان كارون، و گذر از گردنه‌هاى صعب‌العبور زردكوه برفپوش. حدود ده‌سال پيش دوست فيلم‌شناسم “آران” […]

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  • 31 December 2014 at 09 : 07 AM

    This Side of the Mind & The Other Side of the Pupil

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    Author: Bahman Maghsoudlou Edited by: Parviz Jahed Publisher: Nila, Tehran, 1999 ISBN: 964-91750-6-7 Pages: In Farsi, 350 Pages This book collects eleven interviews conducted by the author in the USA during the 1970s. Six are with directors (Milos Forman, Otto Preminger, Nicholas Ray, Paul Mazursky, Dennis Hopper, and Jean-Louis Bertucelli), two with film critics (Andrew […]

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  • 31 December 2014 at 09 : 50 AM

    Love and Liberty in Cinema

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    Author: Bahman Maghsoudlou Publisher: Moin, Tehran, 2003 ISBN: 964-7603-12-6 Pages: In Farsi, 360 pages This book takes a vivid and comprehensive look at three films, each made by a pantheon director of European cinema. The first chapter looks at liberty as represented by Jean Renoir’s masterpiece Grand Illusion, made in 1937 right before World War […]

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  • 31 December 2014 at 09 : 02 AM

    Iranian Cinema

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    Author: Bahman Maghsoudlou Preface by: Andrew Sarris> Foreword by: Peter Chelkowski Publisher: Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York University,1987 ISBN: PN1998.M251985, 016.79143750955, 84-28961 Pages: 528 pages This was the first academic book about Iranian Cinema to be published in the west in English. The book consists of three parts: a chronology of […]

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  • 31 December 2014 at 09 : 15 AM

    Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Liberty

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    Author: Bahman Maghsoudlou Edition: First Edition Spring 2008 Publisher: Ketab Corp., USA Price: USD20.00 Pages: In Farsi & English, 164 pages This is the first in a series of books about films produced by IFVC and its president/founder Bahman Maghsoudlou. This book deals with the two-year production of this feature documentary about one of Irans […]

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  • 31 December 2014 at 08 : 01 AM

    Grass: Untold Stories

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    Author: Bahman Maghsoudlou Introduction by: Kevin Brownlow Publisher: Mazda Price: USD45.00 ISBN: 1-56859-221-3; ISBN 13: 978-1-56859-221-3 (hardcover) When World War I ended in 1918, the world had changed. The face of Europe was reshaped, its boundaries altered, and Communism had taken over Russia. Many Americans were there to witness this, among them Merian C. Cooper, […]

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  • 22 November 2014 at 12 : 37 PM

    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report screened in Sweden and Italy, November 15, 2014

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    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report screened in Sweden and Italy, November 15, 2014

    On Saturday, November 8, 2014, two feature documentaries, Abbas Kiarostami: A Report and Ardeshir Mohasses: The Rebellious Artist, were screened at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden. A packed house enjoyed the films and the audience engaged in a question and answer period with the director/producer Bahman Maghsoudlou afterwards. A week later, on Saturday, November 15, […]

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  • 22 November 2014 at 10 : 13 AM

    Manhattan by Numbers screened in Rome, Italy, November 12, 2014

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    Manhattan by Numbers screened in Rome, Italy, November 12, 2014

    In between the Sweden and NFA screenings, Maghsoudlou participated in another screening in Rome, this one of Amir Naderi’s Manhattan by Numbers (1993) at the Museum Palazzo delle Esposizioni on November 12. That night was rainy as well, but the cinema was full, as the audience enjoyed the first film made by Naderi in the […]

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  • 22 November 2014 at 10 : 00 AM

    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report released on DVD

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    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report released on DVD

    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report was released on DVD by Pathfinder Home Entertainment in North America on November 11, 2014. This is the fifth film in the Renowned Iranian Artists series that Bahman Maghsoudlou has directed and produced. The previous entries are: Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Liberty, Ahmad Mahmoud: A Nobel Novelist, Iran Darroudi: The […]

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  • 22 November 2014 at 09 : 20 AM

    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report at Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

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    Abbas Kiarostami: A Report at Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 22-24, 2014 Abbas Kiarostami: A Report was selected and will be shown at the 48th Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington DC. MESA is a private, non-profit, non-political, learned society that brings together from around the world scholars, educators and those interested […]

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