Past Events

How Women Claim their Rights on of off Screen
December 2, 2022

Homework: Film Production and Cultural Exchange at Kanoon, (Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults), 1965-1989
November 18, 2022

From Defense to Intervention: Iran-Iraq War Cinema in a New Millennium
October 28, 2022

Hauntologies of the Present: Notes on Politics of Friendship in Férydoun Rahnéma’s Modernism
September 16, 2022

“Salaam Mumbai”: Pasts and Presents of Exchange and Collaboration Between Indian and Iranian Cinemas
May 6, 2022

Underground: The Secret Life of Videocassettes in Iran
April 29, 2022

New Iranian Horror: Theorizing an Emerging Trend in Iranian Cinema
April 22, 2022

How Frightening Your Makings: Epidemics, Mass Metamorphoses, and Bodies of the Iranian New Wave Cinema
March 11, 2022

From Mehrin Negar to Tara: The Evolution of Female Protagonists in Bahram Beyzaie’s “The Snake King” (1966) and “The Ballad of Tara” (1978-9)
February 18, 2022

Iranian Women Filmmakers: A Cinema of Resistance
December 3, 2021

Relaying Cinema in Mid-century Iran
November 19, 2021

The Soundscape in Diasporic Iranian Cinema
November 5, 2021

Subaltern Consciousness in Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman
October 22, 2021

Towards a Cinema of Empathy: Listening to/with Banietemad’s The May Lady
October 8, 2021

Poetic Pictures: The Feminization of Iranian Cinema
October 1, 2021

Multilinguality in Iranian Cinema
September 24, 2021

Iranian Internet Cinema: A Cinema of Embodied Protest
September 10, 2021

Allegory and Allegoresis in Iranian Cinema
July 9, 2021

A Metropolis on the Screen: Urban Transformations, Characters, and Conflicts in Iranian Cinema
June 25, 2021

Male-Female Relationship in Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema
June 4, 2021

Iranian Cinema and International Film Festivals: A Crossroads between Arts and Politics
May 21, 2021

From Golden City to Felestin: The Onomastics of Cinema Halls in Tehran
April 23, 2021

Women Depicting Freedom of Movement in Iranian Cinema
April 9, 2021

Pioneer Female Directors, Writers and Producers in Iranian Cinema
March 19, 2021

Precarity and Possibility: The Labor of Underground Video Dealers in Iran
March 5, 2021

Rakhshan Banietemad’s Social Realism
February 19, 2021

The International Reception of Iranian Cinema, 2000-2013
February 5, 2021

The City in Film: Imagining Post-WWII Iran in “Film-Farsi” Popular Cinema
January 22, 2021