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Iranian cinema and philosophy

Farhang Erfani

Iranian cinema and philosophy

shooting truth

by Farhang Erfani

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFarhang Erfani
    SeriesLiteratures and cultures of the Islamic world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.I846 E74 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25329056M
    ISBN 109780230339118
    LC Control Number2011023355

    This book is a very good start for those who want to know a little bit more about the Iranian cinema. There you can find the political, cultural context of those movies. Especially interesting article is written by the most famous Iranian cinema expert Hamid Naficy/5.   Abbas Kiraostami planted Iran firmly on the map of world cinema when he won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival in for his film A Taste of this book Hamid Dabashi examines the growing reputation of Iranian cinema from its origines in the films of Kimiyai and Mehrjui, through the work of established directors such as&#;Kiraostami, Beyzai and Bani /5(4).

    After an overview of modern Persian novels, short stories, and Iranian cinema, various chapters address issues related to the art of storytelling. In a chapter entitled “Fiction in Film,” the author focuses on filmmakers’ adaptations of modern Persian novels, novellas, and short stories and the differences between the original works of. Film-Philosophy is dedicated to the engagement between film studies and philosophy, exploring the ways in which films develop and contribute to philosophical discussion. The journal also provides a forum for the thoughtful re-evaluation of key aspects of both film studies and philosophy .

    Dabashi’s book is a masterclass on Iranian cinema, guiding the reader on an equally labyrinthine journey which takes us behind the scenes of twelve films by Iranian directors. Each chapter is focused on a single film, to which Dabashi brings a highly original and eclectic style of criticism, drawing on formal film analysis, scholarship on. Hamid Naficy is one of the world's leading authorities on Iranian film, and A Social History of Iranian Cinema. is his magnum opus.. Covering the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first and addressing documentaries, popular genres, and art films, it explains Iran's peculiar cinematic production modes, as well as the role of cinema and media in shaping modernity and a modern national Author: Hamid Naficy.


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'Erfani's important and informative book makes a stunning contribution to the relatively new field of film and philosophy. In it, Iranian cinema and western philosophy peer into each other like facing mirrors, finding there both confirmation and : Hardcover.

'Erfani's important and informative book makes a stunning contribution to the relatively new field of film and philosophy. In it, Iranian cinema and western philosophy peer into each other like facing mirrors, finding there both confirmation and cturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

'Erfani's important and informative book makes Iranian cinema and philosophy book stunning contribution to the relatively new field of film and philosophy. In it, Iranian cinema and western philosophy peer into each other like facing mirrors, finding there both confirmation and : Palgrave Macmillan US.

Introduction In film studies, Iranian films are kept at a distance, as 'other,' different, and exotic. In reponse, this book takes these films as philosophically relevant and innovative.

Each chapter of this book is devoted to analyzing a single film, and each chapter focuses on one philosopher and one particular aesthetic question. 'Erfani's important and informative book makes a stunning contribution to the relatively new field of film and philosophy.

In it, Iranian cinema and western philosophy peer into each other like facing mirrors, finding there both confirmation and disorientation/5(2). Read "Iranian Cinema and Philosophy Shooting Truth" by Farhang Erfani available from Rakuten Kobo.

In film studies, Iranian films are kept at a distance, as 'other,' different, and exotic. In reponse, this book takes th Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

About the Author. Shahla Mirbakhtyar studied theatre and cinema at Tehran University and The Australian National University where she earned a Master of Philosophy in Film Studies.

An actress in Iranian Cinema, she had leading roles in many feature films including, The Inner Beast, The Autumn of Sahra, The Silky Chains and The by: 6.

Dabashi brilliantly weaves together Iranian cinema, literature, history, philosophy, and politics in a national and global setting, and lovingly and masterfully guides his readers to cultural and aesthetic insights.

If Iranian cinema brought the world a "poetic" vision of modern Iran, Dabashi has done no less in this piercing analysis."Cited by: 2. Eberything was fine. This book is an outstanding work since it covers a wide range of works by different renowned directors who have had the courage to break silence.

Works like this reflect the through picture of Iranian society and nation and help Iranians gain their tarnished reputation and identity in the world.5/5(3). His account traces the ascendancy of Iranian cinema in modern Iranian intellectual history and also probes its links to Persian poetry, fiction, art, and philosophy.

In Europe and in North America, in Asia and in Latin America, in Australia and Africa, the thematic and narrative richness of Iranian cinema has met with tremendous acclaim. Shahla Mirbakhtyar studied theatre and cinema at Tehran University and The Australian National University where she earned a Master of Philosophy in Film Studies.

An actress in Iranian Cinema, she had leading roles in many feature films including The Inner Beast, The Autumn of Sahra, The Silky Chains and The Redwind. Iranian Cinema: Selected full-text books and articles Film in the Middle East and North Africa: Creative Dissidence By Josef Gugler University of Texas Press, Librarian's tip: Part 1 "Regime Critics Confront Censorship in Iranian Cinema".

Iranian cinema and philosophy: shooting truth. [Farhang Erfani] -- "In film studies, Iranian films are kept at a distance, as "other," different, and exotic. In reponse, this book takes these films as philosophically relevant and innovative.

Beginning with the introduction of cinema to Iran through the Iranian monarchy, the book covers the broad spectrum of Iran's cinema, offering vivid descriptions of all key films.

"Iranian Cinema" looks at recurring themes and tropes, such as the rural versus the 'corrupt' city and, recently, the preponderance of images of childhood, and asks /5(2). The Cinema of Iran (Persian: سینمای ایران), also known as the Cinema of Persia, refers to the cinema and film industries in Iran which produce a variety of commercial films annually.

Iranian art films have garnered international fame and now enjoy a global following.• Per capita: per(). This book examines transformations in the production and domestic and international reception of Iranian cinema between and through the intersection of the political markers – the presidential terms of Reformist president Mohammad Khatami.

Iranian films are kept at a distance, as 'other,' different and exotic. While interest in this cinema is growing, it is rarely engaged theoretically.

This book takes such films as Kiarostami's Taste of Cherry, Meshkini's The Day I Became a Woman, and Ghobadi's Turtles Can Fly, as philosophically innovative. Book Description. Iran has undergone considerable social upheaval since the revolution and this has been reflected in its cinema.

Drawing on first-hand interviews and detailed ethnographic research, this book explores how cinema is engaged in the dynamics of social change in contemporary Iran. Kamin Mohammadi's top 10 Iranian books From 10th-century epics to 21st-century graphic novels, the author picks the books that best illuminate a country too little known in the west Kamin Mohammadi.

Iranian philosophy (Persian: فلسفه ایرانی) or Persian philosophy can be traced back as far as to Old Iranian philosophical traditions and thoughts which originated in ancient Indo-Iranian roots and were considerably influenced by Zarathustra 's teachings. According to the Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.

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