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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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  • 21 August 2014 at 06 : 48 AM

    Simin Behbahani (1927-2014)

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    Simin Behbahani (1927-2014)

    Simin Behbahani, the legendary Iranian poet, died on Monday, August 18, 2014, while in the hospital in Tehran. She was 87 years old. Her powerful humanistic and patriotic poetry, particularly during the second part of her life, made her a giant in Iranian contemporary literature and an idol to progressively-minded Iranians everywhere. We lost an […]

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  • 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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