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Shark stalks swimmers from just metres away in Dubai sea

Metro UK 29 Nov 2022
A shark has been spotted prowling the Persian Gulf between Dubai and Qatar. The shark was filmed in the sea and video footage shows a lifeguard beckoning an unsuspecting swimmer who was close to the beast. The scary scene was filmed by a tourist on the stretch of shoreline popular with kite surfers ... Jam Press) ... Sky Armstrong). MORE ... MORE ... MORE ... ....

Report: The Prithvi Theatre Festival 2022

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
From November 3 to 14, the festival offered a line-up of plays, poetry readings, talks, dance performances, and music concerts across a range of languages such as Hindi, Marathi, English, Tibetan, Gujarati, Urdu, and Persian ... that films, television, and web series cannot match.

Why these famous films were banned around the globe

Madison 19 Nov 2022
Stacker delved into the reasons why dozens of famous films were banned around the world. Why these famous films were banned around the globe. Why these famous films were banned around the globe ... Cinetel Films ... lifted the ban on the film, it didn't do so until 1954 ... Iran banned the film, citing its negative portrayal of the ancient Persian army and king.

Persian-language film “Winners” named best at Raindance festival

Tehran Times 09 Nov 2022
TEHRAN – The Persian-language drama “Winners” has been picked as best UK feature at the 30th Raindance Film Festival in London ... .

What's on? 10 top TV and streaming tips for Wednesday

RTE 09 Nov 2022
. Pick of the Day. The Crown, Netflix ... Inspired by real events, this fictional dramatisation tells the story of the UK’s longest-running monarch and the political and personal events that shaped her reign ... This film, a collaboration between BBC News Arabic and BBC News Persian, uncovers the secrets that lay behind the process of decolonisation ... .

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Nov 6

Irna 06 Nov 2022
Iran’s International Resistance Film Festival has said it will organize its 2022 edition on a warship in the Persian Gulf with the motto of “Mustadhafeen’s Global Movement, Annihilation of Israel”.

Iran to hold resistance filmfest aboard warship with slogan “annihilation of Israel”

Tehran Times 05 Nov 2022
TEHRAN – Iran’s International Resistance Film Festival has said it will organize its 2022 edition on a warship in the Persian Gulf with the motto of “Mustadafeen’s Global Movement, Annihilation of Israel... .

Iran pressures families to say murdered protesters were regime loyalists

Arab News 04 Nov 2022
BBC Persian reported that security forces were collaborating with state media to spread disinformation that Milad Ostad-Hashem, 37, was loyal to the regime and had been shot in the back by protesters ... CCTV footage seen by BBC Persian showed Ostad-Hashem after he was shot by security forces in the back.

Pericles' funeral oration in 430BC - Analysing one of the greatest speeches in history

Greek City Times 29 Oct 2022
Analysing one of the greatest speeches in history. Pericles' funeral oration in 430 BC ... Here are 17 of the best. Some brief historical context ... This was when the famous Battle of Thermopylae took place (as made famous by the film 300).. After rebuffing the Persian invasion the Greek cities started fighting one another ... 1 ... 2 ... Like a wake-up call ... Film Debut.

The Polygon is hosting a November series of feminist cinema from Iran

North Shore News 27 Oct 2022
In solidarity with the women of Iran, The Polygon is running a series of films that highlight the repression faced by female citizens of the country and how they choose to define their own futures ... Three of the features are Persian language (with English subtitles) and three are debut films by female directors.

Frist Art Museum Presents Career Survey and New Works by Renowned Transmedia Artist Matthew Ritchie

Victoria Advocate 26 Oct 2022
He writes, "Information is itself a material, just like paint, music, or film ... The most recent film, commissioned for this exhibition, is named Telmun (2022) in reference to a place near the Persian Gulf once believed to be the site of the Garden of Eden ... The piece was performed for the film by the Fisk Jubilee Singers and their late director Dr.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Oct 22

Irna 22 Oct 2022
Supported by Scottish public body Creative Scotland, the film was shot entirely in Iran with an all-Persian-language cast, including Reza Naji, the winner of the Berlinale Silver Bear for “The Song of Sparrows”. Speaking to the Persian service of ISNA on Thursday, Naji said, “The ...

High drama marks closure of China’s key Communist Party Congress as ex-president Hu escorted out

Indian Express 22 Oct 2022
Sparkling fish, murky methods. the global aquarium trade ... Diwali Offer . Up to 1 year free. Advertisement ... First published on ... Defence expo, Persian film screening, and much more ... .

Outrage as Iran policeman filmed assaulting woman protester

The New Arab 16 Oct 2022
In a video verified by BBC Persian, a member of Iran’s riot police was filmed on Wednesday trying to arrest a woman in Tehran’s Argentina Square when he approached her from behind and touched her inappropriately ... The full extent of the demonstrations and the state crackdowns in Iran remains unclear ... ....

27th Busan Int'l Film Festival kicks off attracting stars, huge crowds of fans

Korea Times 05 Oct 2022
The opening ceremony of the 27th Busan International Film Festival is held at the Busan Cinema Center in Busan, Wednesday ... Festival opens in full scale with Iranian film on human kindness ... A total of 242 films from 71 countries, including 89 world premieres, will be screened at this year's BIFF, slightly more than 223 films showcased last year.

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