Masters & Masterpieces of Iranian Cinema

Masters & Masterpieces of Iranian Cinema

Hamid Dabashi


the increase of Iranian cinema to global prominence during the last few many years is without doubt one of the such a lot attention-grabbing cultural tales of our time. there's scarcely a world movie competition wherever that doesn't honour the classy and political explorations of Iranian artists. 3 generations of filmmakers -- from Bahram Beiza'i to Mohsen Makhmalbaf to his daughter Samira makhmalbaf -- are all lively this present day, growing works of marvelous diversity and intensity. In Europe and North the United States, in Asia and Latin the USA, in Australia and Africa, the thematic and narrative richness of Iranain cinema has met with great acclaim. certainly, its specific mode of realism -- development on such cinematic antecedents as Italian, French and German neo-realism -- has turn into actually transnational, contributing a brand new visible vocabulary to filmmaking in every single place.

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