Film in Iran: The Magazine and the Movies

June 2009
Nieman Reports;Summer2009, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p26
The article focuses on publications about films in Iran. More than 100 feature-length films and 2,000 short films and documentaries are made in Iran yearly. "The Film," was the first film publication in the country and was published in 1930. The said film publication has influenced filmmakers, government officials overseeing cinema, and created a more serious generation of audience. According to many young filmmakers, they learned about cinema from reading the publication. The relationship between film critics and the film industry is also noted.


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