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San Antonio Express-News
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Spotlights LGBT films in Film FestivalNewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA) showcase independent cinema from Los Angeles and acros
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Spotlights LGBT films in Film Festival
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
NewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA) showcase independent cinema from Los Angeles and across the globe at the June 25th Film Festival in Downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2016 NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) celebrates ​cinema from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ben Affleck hints he turned down chance to direct The Force Awakensthat won him his second Oscar and first as a producer. It told the true story
Ben Affleck hints he turned down chance to direct The Force Awakens
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
that won him his second Oscar and first as a producer. It told the true story of the US Government rescue during the 1981 Iranian hostage crisis under the cover of pretending to film a Star Wars-style sci-fi film called Argo. After his praised... Read more
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Daily Mail
Navy commodore is fired after Iran captured 10 American sailorsKyle Moses is to be relieved of command after the January incident He was in c
Navy commodore is fired after Iran captured 10 American sailors
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Kyle Moses is to be relieved of command after the January incident He was in charge of boats and crew that strayed into Iranian waters The nine men and one woman were held for around 15 hours and released In May, Commander Eric Rasch, who was... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Cameron Park Worker on riding lawnmower rescued after falling off embankment into waterSailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials (NBC NEWS) - A Navy in
Cameron Park Worker on riding lawnmower rescued after falling off embankment into water
KCEN-TV / Posted 2 days ago
Sailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials (NBC NEWS) - A Navy investigation into how sailors ended up in Iranian custody has been completed and will recommend disciplinary action, senior military officials told NBC News. (NBC... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Grand jury clears McKinney cop in pool party incidentSailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials (NBC NEWS) - A Navy in
Grand jury clears McKinney cop in pool party incident
KCEN-TV / Posted 2 days ago
Sailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials (NBC NEWS) - A Navy investigation into how sailors ended up in Iranian custody has been completed and will recommend disciplinary action, senior military officials told NBC News. (NBC... Read more
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KCEN-TV
U.S. Sailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: OfficialsSailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials (NBC NEWS) - A Navy in
U.S. Sailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials
KCEN-TV / Posted 2 days ago
Sailors to Face Discipline for Iran Incident: Officials (NBC NEWS) - A Navy investigation into how sailors ended up in Iranian custody has been completed and will recommend disciplinary action, senior military officials told NBC News. (NBC... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Moscow Film Fest Kicks Off With Cannes Faves and Local Hopefulsofficial competition line-up features 13 titles with highlights including the f
Moscow Film Fest Kicks Off With Cannes Faves and Local Hopefuls
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
official competition line-up features 13 titles with highlights including the family drama Dokhtar (The Daughter) by Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi, the US/Danish period piece 37, directed by Puk Grasten, and Monakh i bes (The Monk and the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 20100 mph before he veered off the road and hit a tree, killing himself and his f
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KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
100 mph before he veered off the road and hit a tree, killing himself and his friend, Zachary Hartwell. 2009: During the Iranian election protests in Tehran, Neda Agha-Soltan is fatally shot in the chest by a Basij militia member. Her death was... Read more
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examiner.com
Dinner and a movie at Cinema Detroit with 'Offside'Cinema Detroit is offering a special dinner and a movie night Sunday with the 2
Dinner and a movie at Cinema Detroit with 'Offside'
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
Cinema Detroit is offering a special dinner and a movie night Sunday with the 2006 Iranian film “Offside” and a sampling of Iranian cuisine prior to the film. Directed by Jafar Panahi, who is known for bending and breaking rules regarding taboo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five on Friday: Five football movies that scorefor that clichéd sports movie? Although film makers have sometimes struggled t
Five on Friday: Five football movies that score
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
for that clichéd sports movie? Although film makers have sometimes struggled to capture the best of the beautiful game, cinema has a close relationship with the sport: They are both forms of entertainment with a deep cultural resonance, both are... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Best of the rest: More fun things to do June 17-19p.m. Saturday, Library Street Collective, 1260 Library St., Detroit. 313-600-74
Best of the rest: More fun things to do June 17-19
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
p.m. Saturday, Library Street Collective, 1260 Library St., Detroit. 313-600-7443. lscgallery.com. On Sunday, Cinema Detroit will screen “Offside,” a 2006 Iranian film by director Jafar Panahi that follows a group of women who ignore... Read more
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New Kerala
Go wild with choices at Junglee Billee ( - newkerala.com #76501Billee also has a customised range of jewellery in association with Swarovski,
Go wild with choices at Junglee Billee ( - newkerala.com #76501
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Billee also has a customised range of jewellery in association with Swarovski, which has also done a few posters of Indian cinema's powerful ladies for this joint. Some of the posters -- featuring the likes of Shabana Azmi and Rekha -- on the wall... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The stories of girls in a man’s worldbe offended by the sight of a woman giving directions to men. She is perhaps un
The stories of girls in a man’s world
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 days ago
be offended by the sight of a woman giving directions to men. She is perhaps unusual, but not alone, in her bravery. World cinema is laying some promising new ground for women film-makers from Muslim and Middle Eastern backgrounds. These emerging... Read more
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Salon.com
Leonardo DiCaprio will ruin a Rumi movie — and not just because he’s a white guyhe wanted to accomplish with this film, which was to “challenge the stereotypic
Leonardo DiCaprio will ruin a Rumi movie — and not just because he’s a white guy
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
he wanted to accomplish with this film, which was to “challenge the stereotypical portrayal of Muslim characters in Western cinema by charting the life of the great Sufi scholar,” and what his choices for leading men revealed. Right off the bat, he... Read more
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express
Racism row as Leonardo DiCaprio & Robert Downey Jr set for Middle Eastern rolesEastern roles LEONARDO DICAPRIO is lined up to play Persian poet Jalaluddin al
Racism row as Leonardo DiCaprio & Robert Downey Jr set for Middle Eastern roles
express / Posted 17 days ago
Eastern roles LEONARDO DICAPRIO is lined up to play Persian poet Jalaluddin al-Rumi, while Robert Downey Jr is set for Iranian mystic Shams of Tabriz, but film fans are not happy with the whitewashing. DiCaprio and Downey Jr are being... Read more
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Aljazeera
The Hollywood bull enters Rumi's china shopa producer on the Rumi film, said they wanted to challenge the stereotypical po
The Hollywood bull enters Rumi's china shop
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
a producer on the Rumi film, said they wanted to challenge the stereotypical portrayal of Muslim characters in western cinema by charting the life of the great Sufi scholar." From Muslim mystic to New Age guru Why not, was my first reaction... Read more
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Glamsham.com
National Award winner Bijaya Jena launches her Indo-French co-production DANA PANIInternational Film Festival. The Indo-French co-production will have as co-prod
National Award winner Bijaya Jena launches her Indo-French co-production DANA PANI
Glamsham.com / Posted 26 days ago
International Film Festival. The Indo-French co-production will have as co-producer the well-known French producer of Iranian origin Morteza Mohammadi, whose film 13 won awards at Sundance and Venice. While making the announcement in the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Masih's story: An Afghan filmmaker fleeing the Talibannominated for an Academy Award and won an array of film prizes, including Best
Masih's story: An Afghan filmmaker fleeing the Taliban
Aljazeera / Posted 26 days ago
nominated for an Academy Award and won an array of film prizes, including Best Drama at the 2012 LA Shorts Fest and Best Cinematography at the UK Film Festival that year. Masih looks back on this period warmly, recalling how he travelled to... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Why Scientists Are Fighting About The Origins Of Yiddish – And The Jewsprestigious journal Genome Biology and Evolution. According to their theory, t
Why Scientists Are Fighting About The Origins Of Yiddish – And The Jews
The Jewish Week / Posted 27 days ago
prestigious journal Genome Biology and Evolution. According to their theory, the original Ashkenazi Jews lived in a “Slavo-Iranian confederation” and over time developed Yiddish as a secret language to “gain an advantage in trade.” Though they used... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews | Cultureprestigious journal Genome Biology and Evolution. According to their theory, t
Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews | Culture
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 29 days ago
prestigious journal Genome Biology and Evolution. According to their theory, the original Ashkenazi Jews lived in a “Slavo-Iranian confederation” and over time developed Yiddish as a secret language to “gain an advantage in trade.” Though they used... Read more
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indieWIRE
12 More Female Filmmakers Who Are Ready To Direct A Blockbustersuccessful projects on a financial level, but artistically satisfying experienc
12 More Female Filmmakers Who Are Ready To Direct A Blockbuster
indieWIRE / Posted 29 days ago
successful projects on a financial level, but artistically satisfying experiences any filmmaker would be proud of. On the cinematic side, she's moved from "Please Give," to "Friends With Money," to "Enough Said," all while transitioning from "Sex... Read more
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Times of Malta
Around the world in nine dayslocation for the Valletta Film Festival to talk about the making of the controv
Around the world in nine days
Times of Malta / Posted 29 days ago
location for the Valletta Film Festival to talk about the making of the controversial film, his career, and his thoughts on cinema. The second edition of the Valletta Film Festival (VFF), organised by the Film Grain Foundation, will take place... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Judging the judges at Canneson, inspired by the film's title: yes, for this film to be honoured by Cannes i
Judging the judges at Cannes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
on, inspired by the film's title: yes, for this film to be honoured by Cannes it is the end of the world, or the end of cinema. Apocalypse now! Prizes never satisfy everyone, no, and Cannes awards aren't given out by critics, but by a selected... Read more

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