Posts Tagged Music

Mohsen Namjoo the Iranian Bob Dylan

Mohsen Namjoo is one of those figures in the Iranian contemporary music, who will be discussed for many years to come. A highly controversial song-writer, composer and musician, his music was banned for many years in Iran. But this did not prevent him from creating his music and making it available to the Iranian audience. […]

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Not an Illusion: Singing in Iran (documentary)

http://www.notanillusion.com 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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