Iranian Cinema Before and After the Revolution
Three works by film scholar Dr. Jamsheed Akrami that explore Iranian Cinema.
Iranian Cinema Before and After - Friendly Persuasion
Jamsheed Akrami • Iran • 2000 • An examination of critical issues of Iranian cinema.
Film scholar Dr. Jamsheed Akrami weighs the critical issues of Iranian cinema by framing several key questions and providing informed responses through commentary, scene analysis, and interviews with top Iranian...
Iranian Cinema Before and After - The Lost Cinema
Jamsheed Akrami • 2018 • Iran
The Iranian New Wave was a film movement which blossomed in the 1970s in protest of superficial, socially uninvolved domestic cinema and the excessive exhibition of Hollywood and European imports. Despite the movement’s contribution to the Iranian middle class’s gro...
Iranian Cinema Before and After - Cinema of Discontent
Jamsheed Akrami • Iran • 2013 • Explores Iran's censorship through mainstream and arthouse films.
The international success of Iranian cinema over the past decades belies the fact that Iranian filmmakers work under extremely harsh circumstances. Filmmaking in Iran is subject to tight government...