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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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  • INTERVIEW-Iran's change at the top gives director cue to show social ills

    * Movie's stories of social ills are universal, director says * Bani-Etemad says change in Iranian leadership helped film * "Ghesseha" (Tales) should be shown in Iran "in next few months" By Michael Roddy VENICE, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Two years ago,...
  • Iran's change at the top gives director cue to show social ills

    VENICE (Reuters) - Two years ago, Iranian filmmaker Rakhshan Bani-Etemad knew she had no chance of showing a feature film in Iran about the depredations of unemployment, drug abuse and wife-beating, so she made a series of shorts instead. The fact that...
  • Venice Film Festival Shows Solidarity With Jailed Directors

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - VENICE - The Venice Film Festival on Wednesday expressed its solidarity with two film directors who have been recently imprisoned for political reasons, Mahnaz Mohammadi of Iran and Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, by...
  • Film Review: 'Rosewater'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The punishing ordeal of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari -- imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage -- is brought to the screen with impressive tact and intelligence by writer-director Jon Stewart in "Rosewater," ....
  • Iran's president faces pressure from all sides

    Nine months after taking office, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani finds himself under pressure from both his reformist supporters and hard-line conservatives as efforts to spur political change and economic progress have stumbled. Rouhani has faced a...
  • What Hassan Rouhani's bad bargain means for Iran, and the West

    The tragedy of Iran is that it may not be able to reach an agreement over its nuclear program even when it knows it needs one. The Islamic Republic's political class knows its hold on power depends on sustained economic growth, and that in turn requires a...
  • Iran maneuvers to win blame game if nuclear talks collapse

    Iran maneuvers to win blame game if nuclear talks collapse
    Iran's nuclear negotiating team has come to this city hoping to seal a deal on its disputed nuclear program that will finally remove the international sanctions crippling its economy. But just in case they don't win that diplomatic victory, they are...
  • Britain plans to reopen its embassy in Iran amid improving relations

    Relations between Britain and Iran have improved in recent months and "circumstances are right" to reopen the British Embassy in Tehran, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Tuesday. The election a year ago of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...
  • Jailed Iranian Director Mahnaz Mohammadi Sparks Mounting International Outrage

    Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
  • Hassan Rouhani clashes with Iranian conservatives over nuclear talks

    The war of words between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his conservative critics is escalating as nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers are set to enter a potentially decisive phase next week. The president and his supporters came out...
  • Iran deal falls apart — again

    Once again, intense negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have failed to produce a deal, but there remains some reason for optimism after the weekend's high-level negotiations in Geneva. The last time such talks fell apart, the issue had been...