Iranian Cinema & Performance Art


Articles
A factual analysis of Iranian Comedies
By: Behzad Eshqi, 2005

After-Images of a Revolution
By: Dr. Negar Mottahedeh, 2003

Bahram Beyzai, Iranian Cinema, Feminism, Art Cinema
By: Najmeh Khalili Mahani, 2003

Persian Dance and its forgotten history
By: Nima Kiann, 2002

Iranian Cinema: Art, Society and the State
By: Ziba Mir-Hosseini, 2001

The Digital Revolution and The Future Cinema
Samira Makhmalbaf's Address at Cannes Festival, May 2000

Veiled Voice and Vision in Iranian Cinema: The Evolution of Rakhshan Banietemad's Films
By: Hamid Naficy, 2000

Iranian Cinema: Before the Revolution
By: Shahin Parhami, 1999

Women in the Iranian Cinema
By: Mariam Bassiri, September 1997

The Role of Women in the Iranian War Movies
Film International, (Quarterly) Vol. 2, No. 4, Autumn 1994

A Brief Critical History of Iranian Feature Film (1896-1975)
By: Reza Talachian, 1984

Farabi Cinema Foundation
By: Peyman Showqi

Ta'ziyeh; Karbala Drag Kings and Queens
By: Professor Negar Mottahedeh



Biographies
Bani E'temād, Rakhshān ( 1954 - )
One of the most distinguished Iranian film makers.

Beyzai, Bahram ( 1938 - )
One of Iran's most accomplished and respected directors and screenwriters.

Dowlatabadi, Zahra (? - )
A talented animator, producer & director

Hatami, Ali ( 1944 - 1996 )
Film Producer, Director, Screen Writer, Actor, costume designer ...

Kiarostami, Abbas ( 1940 - )
One of the best and celebrated filmmakers of our time ...

Kimiaei, Massoud ( 1941 - )
Generated another genre in Iranian popular cinema: the tragic action drama.

Majidi, Majid ( 1959 - )
A very talented filmaker of Iran's modern cinema.

Makhmalbaf, Mohsen ( 1957 - )
Film Producer, Director and Screen Writer.

Mehrjui, Dariush ( 1939 - )
A representative of generation of filmmakers who developed the Iranian cinema.

Milani, Tahmineh ( 1960 - )
A promissing feminist film maker in the Iranina cinema.