In following the events that are happening in Iran, it occurred to me that Marjane Satrapi, the creator of Persopolis, would certainly not be shy about speaking out on the situation. A quick search found that she, along with filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Kandahar), a representative for opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi abroad, spoke out in [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Iranian cinema'
June 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Filmmakers, French cinema, Iranian cinema, Politics
May 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Filmmakers, Iranian cinema
I just came across a brief, but interesting report on renown Iranian animation filmmaker and illustrator Noureddin Zarrinkelk’s recent appearance at Dartmouth College. The story in The Dartmouth begins by noting that, In 1986, during the thick of the Iran-Iraq war, Iranian animator Noori Zarrinkelk visited Dartmouth for the first time to give a presentation [...]