Iranian film premieres at Cannes Film Festival.

Position:Compass 06/2009: News and views from around the world - No One Knows About Persian Cats - Brief article

The Cannes Film Festival has heaped praise on No One Knows About Persian Cats, a feature film co-scripted by American-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi, recently released from prison in Iran on charges of spying, and her partner, the film's director, Bahman Ghobadi. The film looks at the risk of censorship and imprisonment faced by Iranian musicians--and other artists. Ghobadi attended the film's red-carpet premiere with cast members, including Negar Shaghaghi and Ashkan Koshanejad, as...

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