Hollywood’s Reign of Terror
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Hollywood’s Reign of Terror

Priceless the joke that tells the truth. American-Iranian actress creatively rails against Hollywood’s racism in her quirky, innovative short film below, Brain of Terror. Kathreen Khavari is an actress fed up with what she continually experiences as Hollywood’s intense manifestation of USA’s wider racism. Thus she created this six minute short about a woman dreams … Continue reading

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Rostam in Wonderland – A Six Pillars Interview

Unusually we’ve gone text only for this interview. The animation we are discussing brings to life the Persian classical hero Rostam of The Book of Kings (Shahnameh), in the cartoon Rostam in Wonderland a collaboration between two young men one based in USA (Pouya Afshar) creator, and one in Iran (Souroush Rezaee) writer and animator. … Continue reading

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Mahmoud in Los Angeles + New Broadcast Times for Six Pillars

We’ll be on air live Fridays 7.30pm from now on, repeating Wednesdays 1pm on 104.4FM across London and http://www.resonancefm.com/listen Fresh off winning Best of Fringe productions in both Toronto and New York City, MAHMOUD is back in LA at Santa Monica Playhouse, for a 3-week run, January 10 – 27, 2013. MAHMOUD is a one-woman show about an … Continue reading

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New Film from Persepolis Writer and Director

The Gang of The Jotas from Marjan Satrapi is in the making. At first, after the hit animation based on her comic novel, Jotas seems like a complete right turn for Satrapi. However on closer inspection the dark, quirky style of Jotas has a certain resonance with the inner world of the teenage Marjane in Persepolis. … Continue reading