Ari Folman at the ICA
Theatre and Film

Ari Folman at the ICA

You may remember the brilliant animation set in Lebanon Waltz with Bashir. Director Ari Folman brings us The Congress (Israel/Poland/Luxembourg/France/Germany) in which Robin Wright (House of Cards) plays herself as an actress now out of favour with the fickle Hollywood. Based on Solaris by Stanisław Lem (Solaris), The Congress is “both a sobering comment on … Continue reading

Alphabet Acrobats
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Alphabet Acrobats

به افتخار روز جهانی گرافیک —————————————— “What’d it be like if the characters of the Persian script replaced the characters that perform in a circus?” We’ll tell you what it would be like, it would be like Charlie Chaplin’s own moustache had run off to start a career of his own, and he’d love that! … Continue reading

Iranian Malaysians – Interview: Behrooz Azad
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Iranian Malaysians – Interview: Behrooz Azad

Ahead of this week’s Six Pillars to Persia show produced by musician Behrooz Azad, we discuss life in Malaysia. My sister came to Malaysia with her husband for their post-graduate studies, before leaving home she suggested I join her as living overseas life is full of opportunities and experiences that are exciting and interesting. I … Continue reading

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Rostam in Wonderland – A Six Pillars Interview

Unusually we’ve gone text only for this interview. The animation we are discussing brings to life the Persian classical hero Rostam of The Book of Kings (Shahnameh), in the cartoon Rostam in Wonderland a collaboration between two young men one based in USA (Pouya Afshar) creator, and one in Iran (Souroush Rezaee) writer and animator. … Continue reading