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This edition: Friendly Persuasion: Iranian Cinema After the 1979 Revolution

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Episode Details

(2000/Iran, 100 min., color, documentary) Dir.: Jamsheed Akrami. Narrator: Sara Nodjoumi. Documentary survey of filmmaking in Iran since the 1979 revolution. Offers clips from many films as well as interviews with such prominent Iranian filmmakers as Abbas Kiarostami, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Dariush Mehrjui, Jafar Panahi, and Majid Majidi. In English and Farsi with English subtitles.