Feb 9th, 2013
At times the film has remarkable subtlety, and at others, it is in-your-face emotional.
Feb 5th, 2013
Well, folks, it is officially heating up. And I’m not referring to this non-event of a winter we’ve had. The race for dumbest jerk on the planet is in full swing, with Republicans and the Iranian...
Jan 16th, 2013
Jian Ghomeshi didn’t just want to write a book about himself. Instead, he wrote a book about himself wanting to be David Bowie. He wrote about himself wanting to be David Bowie and having a crush on...
Jan 9th, 2013
A casualty of emigration out of Iran, or brain drain?
Mar 18th, 2012
Iranian blogger and activist Mehdi Khazali is still weak from his 71-day hunger strike against state repression in Iran, but has been freed thanks to international pressure on social media.
Nov 22nd, 2011
Troubled times call for creative thinking. And 2012 will be no exception.
Oct 18th, 2011
On Tuesday, Canada followed suit with Britain and the U.S. in imposing sanctions on five Iranian nationals accused of planning to kill U.S. - Saudi ambassador, Adel al-Jubeir. Iranian President,...
Oct 10th, 2011
The Kid With a Bike brings a deeply affecting finale to the 30th anniversary VIFF
Mar 1st, 2010
What is freedom? For bees? For almonds? For us? This little tale illustrates it all…
Jun 24th, 2009
At the vigil in solidarity with Iranian protesters at Vancouver Art Gallery tonight, an old tragedy displayed beside a tragedy from last week still brings tears. by Linda Solomon Mahbubeh Maya Moj (...