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2011-06-08 15:10:00

Petitions Demand Lifting of Harsh Sentence Against Acclaimed Iranian Film Director Jafar Panahi NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of Amnesty International, Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis delivered a stack of 21,000 petition signatures into the hands of an officer of the Iran Mission to the United Nations on Wednesday, demanding the lifting of a harsh sentence against acclaimed Iranian film director Jafar Panahi.

2011-06-02 16:40:00

Deliver Petitions to Iranian Mission Urging Reversal of Sentence on Film Director Jafar Panahi Amnesty International Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity/June 8 Event NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International will lead a delegation of Hollywood luminaries to the Iran Mission to the United Nations on Wednesday, June 8 to symbolically rename a NYC street plaza "Azadi Square" ("Freedom Square") and deliver tens of thousands of petition signatures demanding the...

2011-01-13 12:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The situation in Iran has been one of violence and death ever since the foundation of the Islamic republic back in 1979.

2006-08-10 20:13:28

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - International audiences have come to know Iranian cinema as a lyrical but slow-paced genre where horses slog through snowy Kurdish mountain passes and children spend two hours looking for a lost banknote.

2006-03-03 03:18:40

By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter

2006-02-21 01:49:57

By Scott Roxborough BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) - "Grbavica," an emotional tale of war and rape and their consequences from first-time Bosnian director Jasmila Zbanic, won the Golden Bear for best film at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.

2006-02-20 18:22:40

By Scott Roxborough BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) - "Grbavica," an emotional tale of war and rape and their consequences from first-time Bosnian director Jasmila Zbanic, won the Golden Bear for best film at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.


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