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DAF
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directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
This simple but affecting documentary portrays a rural craftsman who makes a traditional Iranian percussion instrument called a daf. All able-bodied family members participate in the production, including a blind son, whom we see hitching a ride to market with his sister to purchase the sheep skins and wood planks...
directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
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Disappearing World, The Dervishes of Kurdistan
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directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960, in Disappearing World (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 1 mins
The Dervishes of Kurdistan captures the mountainous frontier of Iran and Iraq. The Dervishes' religious faith allows them to thrust skewers in their cheeks, plunge daggers in their sides, eat glass, and lick white-hot spoons. This program shows how religion and politics are intertwined in Islamic culture.
directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960, in Disappearing World (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 1 mins
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Haraka Baraka
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directed by Lana Askari, 2014-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2014), 27 mins
After having lived in the Netherlands for over 20 years, my parents, Gulzar and Shwan, decided to move back to Kurdistan. Escaping the Iraqi regime as refugees in the early 90s, Iraqi Kurdistan has recently developed into a regional safe-haven. However, with current tensions around the threat of the Islamic State...
directed by Lana Askari, 2014-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2014), 27 mins
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