Tag "abbaskiarostami"

"Iranian New Wave 1960s-1970s" At Asia Society Illuminates An Influential But Little-Known Period Of Cinema History

Asia Society's film series "Iranian New Wave 1960s-1970s," screening November 2-22, illuminates one of the lesser known film movements of the 60s and 70s, during which filmmakers in Iran, similarly to other contemporary movements in France, Czechoslovakia, Japan, and Brazil,... More »

Review: LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE Casts A Mysterious, Unsettling Spell In Tokyo

Like Someone in Love, the gorgeous, deeply mysterious and unsettling new film by Abbas Kiarostami, continues his return to narrative filmmaking, which began with Certified Copy, the Italy-set feature that marked his first outside his native Iran. Kiarostami's latest, which... More »

We Are All The Same: Abbas Kiarostami Interview

In my short career as a film journalist/blogger, I have been lucky enough to interview some of my idols over the years -- Claire Denis, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Michael Haneke and John Sayles among them. But no one (not even Haneke!)... More »
By Dustin Chang   

Moving Picture: A Close-Up Of Abbas Kiarostami at FSLC

Coinciding with the North American release of his new film, Like Someone In Love, The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents A Close-Up of Abbas Kiarostami: a 9 day retrospective (February 8th - 17th) featuring the Iranian master filmmaker's documentaries,... More »
By Dustin Chang