Posts Tagged: Iranian Revolution

Spaces of Exception vs. Spaces of Redemption: The Films of Ana Lily Amirpour


Diasporic communities live inside a host nation, but they also live with difference.


The Colonel by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

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Somewhere in an anonymous functionary’s desk drawer or a filing cabinet in a fluorescent-lit office or a cardboard box in a dusty basement sits the Persian-language manuscript of Mahmoud Dowlatabadi’s The Colonel. Whatever the Iranian government does with books that challenge the official history, that so incisively delineate the many facets of Iranian politics and […]