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Iranian-Swiss Woman Nominated For Oscar For Her Short Film “Parvaneh”

Iranian-Swiss film director and screenwriter Talkhon Hamzavi has been nominated for an Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards in the Short Film (Live Action) category for her work “Parvaneh” along with the producer Stefan Eichenberger. Film: “Parvaneh” Director: Talkhon Hamzavi … Continue reading

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Iranian director Talkhon Hamzavi has been shortlisted for the best Live Action Short Film at the 2015 Oscars

Talkhon Hamzavi was born in 1979 in Teheran, Iran. She has Swiss and Iranian citizenship. Since 1986 she lives in Switzerland. In 2003 Talkhon attends the visual arts preparatory course in Aarau. From 2006 to 2010 she attended the ZHdK … Continue reading

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Kambiz Derambakhsh – Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator

Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator Kambiz Derambakhsh Date of birth: 1942 Place of birth: Shiraz, Iran Education: Graduated from Tehran Academy of Fine Arts Press activities: 55 years of continuous cooperation with well-known local and international newspapers and magazines Exhibitions: 50 individual exhibitions … Continue reading

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Amir-Hossein Aryanpour an expert in western philosophy and Persian culture

Amir-Hossein Aryanpour (February 27, 1925, Tehran – July 30, 2001, Tehran) (Persian: امیرحسین آریانپور‎) was an Iranian lexicographer, writer, translator, philosopher, sociologist, and literary figure. Amir Hossein Aryanpour was an expert in western philosophy and Persian culture. He studied at … Continue reading

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Jalal Al-e-Ahmad – Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic

Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (December 2, 1923 – September 9, 1969) was a prominent Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic. Novels and novellas The School Principal By the Pen The Tale of Beehives The Cursing of the Land A Stone … Continue reading

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Bozorg Alavi – influential Iranian writer, novelist, and political intellectual

Bozorg Alavi (بزرگ علوی in Persian) (February 2, 1904 – February 18, 1997) was an influential Iranian writer, novelist, and political intellectual. Selected Works : Chamedan (The Suitcase) (1934) Varaq Pareh’ha-ye Zendan (Scrap Papers from Prison) (1941) Panjah-o Seh Nafar … Continue reading

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Sādeq Chubak – widely considered as the greatest naturalist writer in Persian literature

Sādeq Chubak (Persian: صادق چوبک‎) (August 5, 1916—July 3, 1998).  Widely considered as the greatest naturalist writer in Persian literature, he has written a large bulk of works including novels, short stories, and plays. The collected stories Puppet Show and … Continue reading

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