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Directory of World Cinema #10: Iran

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Publisher Comments:

Iranian cinema has an extraordinary history that has been marked by religion and ever-shifting political, economic, and social environments. This addition to Intellects Directory of World Cinema series turns the spotlight on the award-winning cinema of that nation, with particular attention to the major movements, historical turning points, and prominent figures that have helped shape it. A wide range of genres are presented, including comedy, Film Farsi, new wave, childrens films, art house film, and womens cinema. For the film studies scholar, students working on alternative or national cinema, or for all those who love Persian cinema and wish to learn more, Directory of World Cinema: Iran will be an essential companion to this prolific and prominent film industry.

About the Author

Parviz Jahed is a freelance film critic, journalist, filmmaker, and lecturer in film studies, scriptwriting and directing. He is the author of a number of books and essays on Iranian cinema.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction by the Editor

Film of the Year: About Elly

Independent Cinema and Censorship in Iran: Interview with Jafar Panahi

Directors:

    Abbas Kiarostami

    Ebrahim Golestan

    Jafar Panahi

    Dariush Mehrjui

    Mohsen Makhmalbaf

The Emergence of Cinema in Iran

Film Farsi as the Mainstream Cinema

The Forerunners of the New Wave Cinema in Iran

Iranian New Wave (1969-79)

Melodrama in Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema

Post-Revolutionary Art Cinema in Iran

The Image of War in Iranian Cinema

The Image of Children

Cultural Diversity in Iranian Cinema

Recommended Reading

Iranian Cinema Online

Test Your Knowledge

Notes on Contributors

Filmography

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841503998
Author:
Jahed, Parviz
Publisher:
Intellect Ltd
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
IB - Directory of World Cinema
Publication Date:
20120315
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 color plates
Pages:
293
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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