Majed Neisi
Life always Trumps War: In Conversation with Majed Neisi
Babak Vahedi of FCC interviews Iranian documentary filmmaker, Majed Neisi, on how he was able to gain the trust of secretive Shiite militants fighting ISIS, why he started making documentaries about war, his filmmaking style, heroism, and much more.
No hard feelings
Don’t worry! There are No Hard Feelings in Futur Drei!
First-time director Faraz Shariat smoothly sets the main quests of his semi-biographical film from the very beginning. Identity, gender, homosexuality, race, ethnicity, and immigrant status in German society are all brought into question.
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The Contemporary State of Tajik Cinema
International cinema has exclusive images that are profoundly rooted in a certain irreproducible culture. The future of Tajik cinema depends on the evolution of the country’s policies and principal ideologies.
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DIGITAL PLATFORMS AND THE FUTURE OF FARSI FILMMAKING
Digital distribution platforms have transformed the way audiences watch films. With the notion of quality in mind, FCC created Watch Nook, an online collection of hand-picked quality titles from the Farsi-speaking region and its diaspora.
a film by Faraz Shariat
A Reflection of Gender and Sexuality in Iranian Cinema
Despite the country’s harsh circumstances, the question surrounding gender and sexuality has been reflected in varied cultural forms such as literature, poetry, painting, and cinema within Iran. In this contributed article, Azadeh M.Kangarani reviews a few of the most influential Iranian queer films.
Leila khailzadeh
In Conversation with Leila Khalilzadeh
“We live in a diverse world, and to make it a better place to live in, we need to make diversity our strength -- not a divisive factor. We should be considerate to include every diverse perspective of all genders, ethnicities, cultures, and so forth, and give them an equal opportunity to voice their opinions and thoughts.”