Preface Love and life conquers death and decay Rushes from a short film What to do without Kiarostami? Abbas Kiarostami had no right to die Kiarostami was a certified copy of his film characters The world without Kiarostami World Cinema Life and works of Tim Burton / A Glance at American Cinema in the last three decades / Stories for adults An overview on Tim Burton’s cinema / Phantoms’ sonata Interview with Tim Burton / Tattooing a nightmare Death concept in Tim Burton’s films / Absent presence Feminist film theoryبیشتر بخوانید
Preface World Cinema Life and works of Alexander Nikolayevich Sokurov/ Grand Musem of Verity C&A interview with Alexander Sokurov / Amir Ganjavi and Ramin A’laaei Brief review on Alexander Sokurov’s cinema “Save and Protect”: Angels and flies Frame dictatorship and dream freedom Faust / Quentin Lack of aesthetics in Sokurov’s cinema Faust, Mephistopheles and perpetuity dialectic Interview with Alexander Sokurov Round table on “Moloch” directed by Alexander Sokurov Review on “Father and Son” directed by Alexander Sokurov Review on “Alexandra” Review on Sokurov’s “Faust” Recalling history in Sokurov’s cinema: From (Russian)بیشتر بخوانید
Preface World Cinema  Life and works of Jacques Audiard / A Glance at French Contemporary Cinema / Montesquieu heir Exclusive interview with Jacques Audiard / Love, politics and cinema: Jacques Audiard and “Dheepan” Why Jacques Audiard is not a great filmmaker? / Inversion Poverty is my business of Jacques Audiard’s self made heroes Jacques Audiard talks about “Rust and Bone” / World of crisis and economic disaster About master-slave relation in Audiard’s “A Prophet” Reflecting “city” concept in Jacques Audiard’s cinema / A rust on the bone named city Whyبیشتر بخوانید
The 50th issue of Cinema va Adabiat is out. The world cinema of this issue is assigned to American filmmaker, Wes Anderson, which includes reviews and criticisms on his films. The “Independent Cinema” section of this issue is a homage to Chantal Akerman, the Belgian pioneering filmmaker, who is called “The Daughter of Cinema”. Iran cinema section in this issue has mainly discussed about melodrama and its indications and elements. The subject was articulated in a conference with Nahid Tabatabaei, Niki Karimi, Hassan Fathi, and Java Toosi, and also inبیشتر بخوانید
Preface World Cinema  Life and works of Hou Hsiao-Hsien / A Glance at History of Taiwan’s Cinema/ what is meaning of being a modern Taiwanese? Exclusive Interview with Hou Hsiao-Hsien / Minimalism against martial arts tradition “Who can blow the flame out?” Inside time Unexpected but fruitful conversion Hou Hsiao-Hsien: In China and other places Woman in Hou Hsiao-Hsie’s urban trilogy Instability of optics in Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s cinema A review on Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s filmmaking world / Thanks god we still have French! Flight of Red Balloonover Paris Movies and Emotions بیشتر بخوانید
Preface World Cinema Life and works of Mike Leigh / A Glance at Britannia Cinema History / Petty-bourgeois cache and evident realism Interview with Mike Leigh / I make movies based on my instincts Review on Mike Leigh movies focusing on formal affair and real affair Mike Leigh through “Naked” A glance at “Naked” Mike Leighand Realism About “ Turner” “Life is Sweet” / Bitter and sweet life Socio-artistic sources of Mike Leighcinema Mike Leighcinema and real affair recall Different types of “part of the total” in cinema and Mikeبیشتر بخوانید
Special Edition for  U.S. cinema and Aronofsky World Cinema Darren Aronofsky; life and works, a review on American cinema / Homayoon Khosravi Dehkordi An interview with Darren Aronofsky about the Black Swan and Noah/translated by: Behrooz Soltanzadeh امید روحانی The Black Swan and the matter of hysteric subject/ Mehdi Malek About Darren Aronofsky/ Translated by: Ramin Alaei, Borna Hadighi Reviewing Cinematic image with the Black Swan/ Amin Hamikhah Aronofsky’s cinema and mysticism, Assumptions and perceptions/ Hootan Zanganeh pour The matter of reality, or is the wrestling real?/ Javid Moazzami Theبیشتر بخوانید
World’s Cinema Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Life and Works in a glimpse An interview with Nuri Bilge Ceylan about “Three Monkeys” So Far, So Close/ About Ceylan’s Cinema The Singularity of Image Nuri Bilge Ceylan, A Faithful Modernist Bilge Ceylan and the Paths to Cannes A Review on “Distant” Ceylan and Melodrama The Struggle between Intellect and Instinct in “Winter Sleep”/ the Origin of Species Ceylan’s Cinema in relation with Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Language Winter Sleep, A Full Scale Storm by Bilge Ceylan The mystical recreation of Woman in Ceylan’sبیشتر بخوانید
World Cinema Hal Hartley’s life and works, a chronicle for American independent cinema, H. Khosravi Dehkordi Exclusive interview with Hal Hartley, Pouyeh Khoshkhou Hal Hartley’s cinema in a glimpse, Amirhossein Siadat Henry Fool and Hartley’s poetry, Amin hamikhah Faithful Hal Hartley, Andrew Sarris, R Alaei, B. Hadighi Hartley as a Pop Artist, J. Moazzami Hal Hartley’s cinema and existentialism, H. Zanganeh Pour A Review on Postmodern elements in Hal Hartley’s films, Masoud Haghighat Sabet Hal Hartley, The book I read, was in your eyes, M. Mohammadi About being Henry Fool/بیشتر بخوانید
The World Cinema Life and works of Jacques Tati, A chronicle of French cinema/ Homayoun Khosarvi Dehkordi Interview with Jacques Tati: I am the prisoner of the man I love/ Behrooz Soltanzadeh A review on Jacques Tati’s cinema/ Amir Hossein Siadat About Mr. Hulote/ Milad Roshani Payan Unconventional Space Occupation in “Playtime”/ Mehdi Malek Mr. Hulote, the Personage in Tati’s cinema/ Ramin Alayi, Borna Hadighi  “Playtime” or Break time/ Shahriar Khalafi The seriousness of the game/ Mehdi Parsa The quirky pace of Mr. Hulote/ Amin Hamikhah A review on Mr.بیشتر بخوانید