Posts Tagged Iranian Female Singers

The People Reloaded, by Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi

The People Reloaded, The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future by Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Melville House Publishing (24 Mar 2011) Language English ISBN-13: 978-1935554387 Order here Since June 2009, the Islamic Republic of Iran has seen the most dramatic political upheaval in three decades of rule. What […]

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Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman’s Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail, by Marina Nemat

Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman’s Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail, by Marina Nemat 288 pages John Murray (15 May 2008) English ISBN-13: 978-0719562525 Order Now Brought up as a Christian, Marina Nemat’s peaceful childhood in Tehran was shattered when the Iranian Revolution of 1979 ushered in a new era of Islamic rule. After […]

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Parviz Tanavoli

From: Born in Tehran, Iran in 1937 and immigrating to Vancouver in 1989, Parviz Tanavoli is the pioneer of modern sculpture in Iran. His art career began in the early 1950’s and spans to the present. Crucial to understanding Tanavoli’s achievements is the realization that he has explored, analyzed and absorbed the rich visual, […]

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Not an Illusion: Singing in Iran (documentary) Director/Producer/Editor: Torang Abedian Editing Supervisor: Michael Hudecek Camera: Turaj Aslani NUTS FILMS Synopsis: Sara is a 21 years old Iranian woman who wants to be a singer. Yet according to the rules in Iran women should’nt sing solo in public. Clerics say God doesn’t want to hear a woman’s voice even at prayers. Bur […]

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