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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Sepideh is a film about an Iranian girl who wants to be an astronaut

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... husband's homeland. Attracted to the subject matter because she considers it far removed from what people normally associate with Iran, Madsen has taken a non-judgmental approach. She presents ... already have come, to Iran. After all, Sepideh tells the story of a strong-willed and confident Iranian teenager who is inspired by the first Iranian in space, Anousheh Ansari, who also happens ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Affleck film recounts Hollywood role in Iran crisis

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Actor-director Ben Affleck’s latest movie tells the incredible story of Hollywood’s role in an attempt to get a group of US diplomats out of Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis. Argo, Affleck’s third film behind the camera, is set against the backdrop of the Iranian revolution and the international standoff in which 52 Americans were held in Tehran ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    'Gravity', '12 Years a Slave' lead UK film award nominations

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 06:16pm by Associated Press

    ... known as BAFTAs, will be awarded at London’s Royal Opera House on Feb. 16. They are considered an indicator of likely success at Hollywood’s Academy Awards two weeks later. Last year, Iran ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Johnnie To, Chen Kaige on Oscars long list for best foreign film

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... films from 71 countries which could be vying for an Academy statuette. Iran, whose A Separation  won foreign language Oscar for Asghar Farhadi this year, has no entry after Iranian authorities ... Annemarie Jacir’s When I Saw You  has been picked. Iran announced last month that it was yanking its entry in the Oscars race, A Cube of Sugar, due to the “intolerable insult” of the anti-Islam film ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    ‘Rust and Bone’ named best picture at London Film Festival

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 02:13pm by Associated Press in London

    ... high-profile awards. Highlights of the 12-day festival included Ben Affleck’s Iran hostage drama Argo, Michael Haneke’s Cannes Palme d’Or winner Amour, Rolling Stones documentary Crossfire Hurricane ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    ‘Amour’ takes top prize from LA film critics

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Los Angeles

    ... Iran hostage-crisis thriller Argo. David O Russell was the screenplay runner-up for Silver Linings Playbook. The critics group gave its first-ever prize for film editing to Dylan Tichenor ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    All hail 'The Master', 3-D and nostalgia trips

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram, Paul Fonoroff and Yvonne Teh

    ... Strickland; starring Toby Jones, Tonia Sotiropoulou Yvonne Teh A Separation (Iran)- Asghar Farhadi; starring Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami A Simple Life (Hong Kong)- Ann Hui On-wah; starring Andy Lau ...



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