LIFE AND ART: THE NEW IRANIAN CINEMA (1999)

Edited and with an introduction by Rose Issa and Sheila Whittaker. Includes an essay by Rose Issa

Published to coincide with a festival of Iranian cinema curated by Rose Issa at London’s National Film Theatre in 1999. This is the first English-language publication to cover the history and development of Iranian film and to analyse contemporary Iranian film and film-makers, including Abbas Kiarostami, Abolfazl Jalili, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Bahram Beyzai, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Sohrab Shahid Saless and Dariush Mehrjui.

BFI/National Film Theatre, 1999
159 pages, 45 black-and-white photographs
ISBN: 085-1707-75-0