Archive for February, 2012

A “Separation” which brought united admirable critics

As per critics, in The Sun-Herald, Sydney Newspaper by Andrew L.Urban it is a rare achievement for a foreign language film to be nominated for a best original screenplay Oscar but it’s not hard to see why a Separation has that distinction, as well as numerous other nominations and awards not limited to Golden globe [...]

February 26, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
Posted in: Art and Culture, Social Life, Women

Migrant Bird

Arnold van Gennep  defines Liminal in The Rites of Passage as transitional time or condition in which one is not what it was and not what it will become, but something in between, something marginal, vague and flexible … One’s sense of identity dissolves to some extent, bringing about disorientation, but also possibility of new [...]

February 18, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
Posted in: Social Life

Bandage; a sense of relief

It was a cold winter evening, In a basement with a small fireplace on the corner in Tehran, the capital of the country where sounds of objections were heard in June 2009 and now in that dark basement you can see the sparkles of a generation born after Islamic revolution, you can listen to the [...]

February 17, 2012 · Maryam Khazaeli · Comments Closed
Posted in: Art and Culture, Social Life, Women