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Interview with Richard Leacock

October 29th, 2008

Iran’s second international documentary festival ( Cinema Verite) was held in Tehran where Iranian documentary filmmakers warmly welcomed great documentary filmmakers of the world. Amongst the guests of the festival, one person was different than the others.  Richard Leacock, who is considered as the grandfather and the last remaining member of the first generation of documentary filmmakers, was attending the festival with his wife and colleague. Read more…

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Closing Ceremony of Iran’s documentary festival

October 20th, 2008

Closing Ceremony of Iran’s documentary festival ( Cinema Verite) was held on Saturday 18th October in Vahdat hall where great documentary filmmakers of Iran and other countries were attending.

The special guest of this ceremony, and of course of the whole festival, was Richard Leacock, the last remaining member of the first generation of documentary filmmakers who was traveling to Iran at the age of 90. Read more…

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First workshop of Cinema Verite’s festival with the subject of ‘contemporary ethnographical documentary Cinema’

October 14th, 2008

First workshop of Cinema Verite’s festival with the subject of ‘contemporary ethnographical documentary Cinema’ was held this morning in Saba cultural center in Tehran by attendance of Prof. Heideman , visual anthropology professor from L.M.U. university of Munich, as the head and lecturer of the workshop. Read more…

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