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The Persian Garden: Echoes of Paradise

The Persian Garden: Echoes of Paradise

“The authors put the rather (to Western eyes) rectilinear gardens into context of surrounding landscape, buildings and the crucial subtle interactions of the shade, scent and color of plants and the all-important sound and sight of water. [read more>>]

The Films of Makhmalbaf: Cinema, Politics & Culture in Iran

The Films of Makhmalbaf: Cinema, Politics & Culture in Iran

“A landmark study of a seminal Iranian filmmaker…Makhmalbaf will for a long time define the way social history of contemporary Iranian cinema ought to be written. [read more>>]

Masters & Masterpieces of Iranian Cinema

Masters & Masterpieces of Iranian Cinema

“…Dabashi brilliantly weaves together Iranian cinema, literature, history, philosophy, and politics in a national and global setting…” – Ramin Bahrani, filmmaker, director of Man Push Cart. [read more>>]

The History of Theater in Iran

The History of Theater in Iran

Although most people do not speak of theater and Iran in the same breath, dramatic expression has always been a fixture of Iranian culture. [read more>>]

Iran the Beautiful: Photographs by Daniel Nadler

Iran the Beautiful: Photographs by Daniel Nadler

In distinctive ways, Iran is one of the most photogenic countries in the world — a place where dazzling architecture is set amid desolate expanses of desert or steppe; where snow-capped mountains plunge dramatically to a seacoast of steamy lushness; [read more>>]

Closed Circuit History

Closed Circuit History

“A collection of intriguing drawings by one of Iran’s foremost graphic artists, currently living outside the country…Mohassess’ art is intended to force viewers to examine and question political developments taking place in Iran. [read more>>]

The Art of Persian Music: Includes a Lesson from Master Dariush Safvat

The Art of Persian Music: Includes a Lesson from Master Dariush Safvat

“An innovative introduction to the music and culture of Iran. . . . Important terms, instruments, repertories, and personalities are cataloged and thoroughly explained, making it accessible to anyone. [read more>>]

Hafez: Songs in Tajikistan

Hafez: Songs in Tajikistan

 
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