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Majid Majidi: Iran’s Answer to Hollywood

Majid Majidi

In his films, Majid Majidi has touched on many themes and genres and has won numerous international awards. Through his films the Iranian cinema seems to have rediscovered humanism that Western art has forgotten. Iran has been lauded as one of the best exporters of cinema. Some critics now rank Iran as the world’s most important national cinema, artistically, with a

Satyajit Ray: The India Auteur

Satyajit Ray: The India Auteur

Satyajit Ray was a Bengali motion-picture director, writer, and illustrator who brought the Indian cinema to world recognition with Pather Panchali (1955; The Song of the Road) and its two sequels, known as the Apu Trilogy. As a director Ray was noted for his humanism, his versatility, and his detailed control over his films and their music. He was one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.

Federico Fellini The Perfect Italian Job

Italian film director Federico Fellini

Filmmaker was unconcerned with historical accuracy and attempted to explore the human condition in an age before Christianity and the concept of original sin One of the most celebrated and distinctive filmmakers of the period after World War II,  Italian film director Federico Fellini is globally known for his distinct filmmaking  style. Early in his career he helped inaugurate the

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