Friday Aug 22
Asghar Farhadi to head Busan filmfest jury
TEHRAN Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has been appointed as president of the jury for the New Currents section at the 19th Busan International Film Festival, which will be held in South Korea from October 2 to 11. New Currents is the main section of the festival which is for the first or the second feature films by up-and-coming Asian ... (more)
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what i watched last week
The Past . Writing about Farhadi's previous movie, A Separation , I wrote, "From this simple beginning, Farhadi constructs a terrific melodrama that is part family drama, part police procedural, part an examination of life in Iran, all with more than a touch of Rashomon .