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Iranian government officials are saying a big “Argo f*ck yourselves” to Hollywood filmmakers this week, as they plan to sue those involved with the Best Picture Oscar winner over claims that the film is an “unrealistic portrayal” of the country.
According to an… Continue reading Iran Plans to Sue Over ‘Iranophobic' Oscar Winner ‘Argo'
Last week, director Jafar Panahi’s latest movie was screened at the New York Film Festival, even as an appeals court in his native Iran upheld his sentence, calling for six years of imprisonment and a 20-year ban on filmmaking or travel outside his homeland. He’s one of several of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers who’ve faced harsh sentences in recent weeks. Now, Hollywood has come together in support of the jailed… Continue reading Academy and Other Hollywood Groups Urge Iran to Free Jailed Filmmakers