Critical Cinema

Learning Cultural Heritage From Personalized Interactive Television with focus on Iranian-Americans

 

Written by Farangis Siahpour

Independent Scholar

Email: Farangis.Si@gmail.com

Tell: (310) 883-8292

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Critical Cinema

Jia Zhangke Negotiation of Chinese Identity in Visualizing Still Life, by Farangis Siahpour

Independent Scholar

Farangis Siahpour

In this article, I aim to expand our understanding of the visual elements and increasing international appeal of contemporary Chinese cinema in a Chinese film named Still Life directed by Jia Zhangke;

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Critical Cinema

Iranian comedy and democracy: the role of cinema in social and political imperfection

Iranian comedy and democracy:

The role of cinema in social and political imperfection

With a focus on The Lizard ( Marmoulak)

Written by Farangis Siahpour

Independent Scholar

Email: Farangis.Si@gmail.com

Tell: (310) 883-8292

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Critical Cinema

Romance Meets Reality/ Belgium Cinema-2013

The Broken Circle Breakdown’s Review
Author: Farangis Siahpour.
*** This review may contain spoilers ***
The new Felix Van Groeningen’s film, “The Broken Circle Breakdown “” is a touching love story set in 2006. The story takes place in Belgium where our star crossed lovers are coming together to build up their family nest replete with Bluegrass music and wine.

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