The 11th edition of FILMINUTE, the international one-minute film festival, opened this week with a collection of the world’s best ultrashort films, each delivering a complete story in exactly one minute.
Born in Paris, Iranian artist Sassan Bakhtiar, employs Western techniques like Pop Art and Photomontage to create a colorful collection of pieces emblazoned with imagery featuring Persian carpet designs as well as varying Iranian geometric styles.
We have a treat for you thriller movie lovers: The short film, Bleed the Night, directed by Reza Ghasemi.
As the synopsis explains it: “Audrey is stuck in limbo with no sign of escaping the living-dead.
I can’t prove that my mother’s brain tumors were directly caused by 9/11, nor that they were exacerbated by the bombs that fell on Iraq eighteen months later. However, she did call me in tears to report that, riding the bus in the aftermath of the Twin Towers’ crashes, she’d intervened in a diatribe about Middle Easterners, been called “Terrorist!”
Foreign Investment in Iran: France’s AccorHotels Opens Two Hotels in Tehran, Novotel IKIA and ibis IKIA
AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator, has signed a management agreement with Aria Ziggurat for its two inaugural properties in Tehran. AccorHotels is the first international hotel group to launch its brands in Iran.
Produced by a team of award-winning artists, and based on an award-winning interactive storytelling app (available on iTunes with trailer below), Operation Ajax, is a thrilling tale of real-life intrigue in comic book format.
I was travelling from the South of France to Spain at night with my wife. On the bus, we met a girl who was from Romania. She was from Transylvania, which is well known for Dracula, the blood-sucking vampire.
START, presented by Prudential, introduces START Projects, a series of curator-led initiatives that will occupy the entire second floor of the Saatchi Gallery in London.
Running from Wednesday, September 9th (Preview Day) to Sunday, September 13th, START is a five-day event that shines a spotlight on emerging artists.
As a fan and friend of the amazingly talented DC-based electro-lounge pioneers, Thievery Corporation, we cannot tell you how excited we are about the release of Thievery’s much-anticipated album, Culture of Fear.
Golreezan.com, an Iranian-American line of Persian-inspired products, including: stationery apparel, stickers, magnets, and alphabet blocks, is thrilled to present the first-ever Persian alphabets blocks, a collaboration with Uncle Goose Toys, the world’s premier manufacturer of wooden alphabet blocks.