Iranian director Farhadi says Istanbul as new film location
Iran's award-winning director Asghar Farhadi, who brought his country its first Academy Award in 2012, revealed at the Istanbul Film Festival that his next work will be set in Europe Hurriyet Daily News reported.
Iran killer's reprieve stokes campaign against executions
It is Wednesday, early in the morning. Balal is walking to the gallows to face execution in the city of Nour, in northern Iran.
Asghar Farhadi presiding over Istanbul filmfest jury
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi holds the Golden Bear Award for the Best Film he received for his movie "A Separation" at the Berlin Film Festival on February 19, 2011.
Rep Cinema This Week: Finding Vivian Maier, The Unknown Known, and The Past
At rep cinemas this week: a portrait of a Chicago street photographer, an interrogation of Donald Rumsfeld, and a multicultural riff on the melodrama from Asghar Farhadi.
Review: The Past
Don't ask me why, but it's much easier to tolerate monotony in a foreign-language film.
'The Past' stirs up some complicated emotions
Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his French wife Marie's request, in order to finalize their divorce procedure.
I never got around to watching 2011's A Separation , writer/director Asghar Farhadi's much heralded Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner.
DVD and Blu-ray Picks for March 25 - 31
There's a lot of interesting foreign films hitting this week, but the must have is easily Martin Scorsese 's The Wolf of Wall Street .
DVD reviews: The Bogie man
Enjoy the master of American cool for hours in "The Best of Bogart Collection," a Blu-ray collection of four of Humphrey Bogart's best-known films.