SBS reviews the titles in the Persian Film Festival program.
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SBS Film

23 Feb 2012 - 11:58 AM  UPDATED 23 Feb 2012 - 11:58 AM

PERSIAN FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW

With a remit to challenge Western perceptions of the term 'Persian', the organisers of Australia's inaugural competitive Persian Film Festival have set the bar high for their start-up event. For Amin Palangi and Sanaz Fotouhi, the husband and wife team co-directing the event, the region's cinema has begun to embrace a contemporary view, so what better time for Australian audiences to evolve along with it... Read More.

PERSIAN FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS

A Separation
(Iran)
Dir: Asghar Farhadi
[WATCH interview with Asghar Farhadi]

Ashkan, the Charmed Ring and Other Stories

(Iran)
Dir: Shahram Mokri

Please Don't Disturb
(Iran)
Dir: Mohsen Abdolvahab

Opium War
(Afghanistan/South Korea/Japan)
Dir: Siddiq Barmak

Rainy Seasons
(Iran)
Dir: Majid Barzegar