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Bahman Ghobadi

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Review: No One Knows About Persian Cats

The options for filmmakers, musicians, and other artists in Iran have dwindled to about two: arrest or exile.
Litter of the law: Bahman Ghobadi’s Persian Cats is up to scratch
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 14, 2010
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Reykjavik International Film Festival 2009

How would the Reykjavik International Film Festival, which I was attending, September 17 to 27, be affected by the horrid downturn?

By GERALD PEARY  |  October 02, 2009
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Twenty-first-century syndromes

Simon Field and Keith Griffiths, who commissioned the series, found four directors who responded to the call with brilliant films.
The “New Crowned Hope” series at the MFA
By CHRIS FUJIWARA  |  August 28, 2007
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Half Moon

Bahman Ghobadi’s new feature returns to the severe locale of many of his acclaimed earlier movies.
Miraculous things with an amateur cast
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 22, 2007