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مهاجران ایرانی، رویدادهای کانادایی، در مجله تیتر

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To the Promised Land

A Reportage on Jerusalem International Film Festival Massimo Lechi Italy After decades of denial and indifference, during this apparently never-ending phase of economic crisis, Europe has started realizing the actual existence of refugees. All of a sudden, what was once sealed within the African or Middle-Eastern natural borders – thousands of people in need trying to run away from war ...

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painter of poetic words

In memory of Abbas Kiarostami Massimo Lechi Italy   A charming middle-aged man musingly hinting a smile while looking at the camera through the dark lenses of his sunglasses. This is the image of Abbas Kiarostami I have regularly found in magazines and newspapers over the years. From the moment I first saw how he actually looked like (probably in ...

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Abbas Kiarostami Obituary

  Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: عباس کیارستمی) has died of cancer in a Paris hospital. He was transported there at the end of June for treatment and lost his battle on July 4th. Born in Tehran in 1940, Kiarostami was a film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. He also worked extensively as a film editor, art director, poet, ...

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Season of Fire

Exclusive photo reportage from Haiti by Bahare Khodabande On Monday April 4th, 2016, a historical hotel, Le Perroquet, was destroyed by fire after the flames from the scorching hardware workshop in the neighborhood slowly expanded, burning two other residential buildings. It took the fire department more than an hour to respond. Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, has a population exceeding ...

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Refill Free

Interview with Maryam Katan For the Animation Refill Free International Premier at EBIFF 2015 Pooyan Tabatabaei Refill Free is “an experimental short film which tries to use a sound installation from documentary daily sounds, which is heard by the creator almost everyday. As a dramatic part of the work and an ironic fiction media as its visual part.” Maryam Was ...

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Little Things Make a Big Difference

Interview with Rati Tsiteladze for the Film Little Things Canada Premier at EBIFF 2015 Pooyan Tabatabaei Rati Tsiteladze is the director of the short film Little Things where it tells a story about a marriage, that was once was a loving relationship, turned into something distant. The main character, Sophie, decides to take action on her marriage. Born in Georgia ...

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The Struggle

Short Interview with Naji Ismail Pooyan Tabatabaei Naji Ismail is the director of Om Amira. He is an Egyptian filmmaker who graduated from the High Institute of Cinema in Cairo.His short film Om Amira is based on “‘Amira’s Mother’, originally from Aswan, a [town] in Upper Egypt, is now a Cairo resident living on one of Down Town’s Roof tops ...

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Top 10 Anticipated Films to see at EBIFF

Top 10 Anticipated Films to see at the 2015 Eastern Breeze International Film Festival Written by: Pooyan Tabatabaei Toronto 1. Love. Love. Love. (Sandhya Daisy Sundaram debuted at Sundance) Flipping the stereotypical characteristic of vanity in Russian women, Love. Love. Love. shows the multifaceted nature of womanhood in the tundra of Russia. Winning the Silver Hugo Award for Best Short ...

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BIG CITY MAYORS MEET WITH PREMIER

ONTARIO’S BIG CITY MAYORS MEET WITH PREMIER TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING MAJORITY OF ONTARIANS  The Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) met with Premier Kathleen Wynne at Queen’s Park on Monday, April 20 to discuss key issues facing communities across the Province. 19 Mayors of Ontario’s largest cities attended the meeting to speak to the Premier about LUMCO’s 2015 ...

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Lives Under the Light

Interview with Venna Hem Written by Pooyan Tabatabaei Toronto Venna Hem is the director of Lives Under the Light. His film is a mid-length film from Cambodia that will be featured at this year’s festival. Venna Hem gave a short synopsis of the film and he said, “[Lives Under the Light is] a film documentary focuses on the lives of a ...

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My World Is Blue

Face to face with Masoud Soheili Pooyan Tabatabaei Canada Blue Eyed Boy directed by Masoud Soheili is one of the narrative films – from Iran –that will be featured at the Competition Section of 2015 Eastern Breeze International Film Festival. Soheili is an award-winning, independent filmmaker born in Mashhad, Iran, in 1988. Masoud also achieved a Bachelors of Arts degree ...

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A History of Iranian Cinema

An interview with Brad Deane, the Senior Manager, TIFF Cinematheque, regarding the “I for Iran Amir Ganjavie, Cultural Critics, Toronto- Canada First of all, I want to thank TIFF for organizing such a wonderful and timely program on Iranian cinema, which really demonstrates the festival’s openness to non-Canadian cultures. I’m curious to know why TIFF decided to organize a film series ...

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Endless Suffering

11 Jan 2015. Five years after the massive earth quake in Haiti, many people still live in tents and temporary shelters with no support or basic sanitation. Mozayik is one of these temporary camps with 126 registered residents, many women and children. The residents of Mozayik have been evacuated from their camps twice by the government and had to find ...

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