Bahman Ghobadi

Pop music from Iran: both ordinary and unusual

April 2010 -

Rather quickly after the Iranian revolution, there was a genuine revival of classical music from Iran. Of course, there is also pop music in Iran, but people are less familiar with it. But that is about to change.


Leading part for Kurdish culture

August 2007 -

Half Moon, the successful film by Kurdish Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi, has been banned in his own homeland because of 'separatist elements'. The ban is already strongly affecting Ghobadi's career.

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