3 American pro Snowboarders journey to Iran to befriend the youth, discover their culture, and ride the uncharted Alborz mountains…
Special: Press-stream of Oscar Win for Best Foreign Language Film for Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Separation’
Snippets of sentiment and buzz captured throughout the day, surrounding the first ever Iranian film to win an Oscar, an event that will go down in history as coming at just the right moment–a time when some politicians and media clamor for war.
Acknowledging Iran in the drowning din of media chatter
Dabashi: “…our civil liberties will not come the day after the revolution, but they are secured before that day–to the point where it makes that revolution irrelevant.”
“Since you are also Muslim like the hijackers, you can explain the religion to us: What would possess these Muslims to do such a thing?”
A documentary on The Women’s Movement in Iran. Brought to our attention by @theReelContent on Twitter.
We came across the following video trailer on Twitter. Produced by a Bridge and Tunnel Productions:
A poster sent to us by “An Anonymous Friend”: (click to enlarge)
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7:45AM GMT We had intended for our last update for the day to be the previous one, but felt that this interview of a protester, Sara, by Anderson Cooper is a must-see. She typifies the ordinary Iranians that have decided that they have to stand up for their rights. The interview is significant not only [...]
As we come across them we will add posters and artwork for the 25 Bahman – 14 February rallies in Iran here:
A gathering of the Tehran Café Racers at the Azadi racetrack in Tehran.
The subsidies allocated to newspapers will be given in line with their stance. We cannot aid newspapers that go against the path of the establishment,” Hosseini added without naming specific media.
Reuters | September 1, 2010 By Alexandra Hudson Istanbul (Reuters) – Cheerleaders donned black leggings and white T-shirts for a World Championship basketball match between Iran and the United States in Istanbul on Wednesday to respect cultural sensitivities. Some Iranian officials still left the arena shortly before their routine began, however. At previous matches officials [...]