Week 11_Baran. Majidi, and New Iranian Cinema

Week 11_Baran. - RTVF 188 Alternative Cinema(s Week 11 New Iranian Cinema and Majid Majidi Reminders Upload Phase 3 by 11:59 p.m tonight Midterm

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RTVF 188: Alternative Cinema(s) Week 11: New Iranian Cinema and Majid Majidi • Reminders: – Upload Phase 3 by 11:59 p.m. tonight – Midterm grades posted at Turnitin.com – Guest speaker today: Mehrzad Karimabadi • Lecture/discussion: – Brief introduction to Baran (Majidi, Iran, 2001) – Screening – Discussion of Baran
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New Iranian Cinema • Iranian films of the past 10-15 years • “Iranian Neorealism” – Iran as post-revolutionary society which deals with meshing of religion and politics – Some thematic and stylistic continuities between current New Iranian films and Italian Neorealism post- World War II. • Majid Majidi = well-known Iranian filmmaker for past 22 years.
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Most well-known films: • Children of Heaven (1997) • Color of Paradise (1997) • Baran (2001) Iranian film is censored by the government. • Post-1979 revolution, stories involving women and love were largely avoided. • But in modern day Third Republic, there is
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course RTVF 188 at San Jose State University .

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Week 11_Baran. - RTVF 188 Alternative Cinema(s Week 11 New Iranian Cinema and Majid Majidi Reminders Upload Phase 3 by 11:59 p.m tonight Midterm

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