Movies

  • Mohsen Makhmalbaf
    Mohsen Makhmalbaf is one of Iran's most important film directors. He has received prestigious awards all around the world for his unflinching films. His is also the founder and instructor at the Mak....
  • Religious Music
    Religious music differs greatly between faiths and among eras. In some cases, the music of an entire culture or nation has its roots in liturgical music, while in others sacred and secular music have....
  • Fletch DVD
    I.M. Fletcher, Los Angeles investigative journalist, is the entertaining creation of author Gregory McDonald. As played by Chevy Chase, he is also a master of terrible disguises, snappy one-liners, a....
  • Charlie’s Angels Full Throttle DVD
    Nobody's going to watch Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle for a clever plot, deep characterizations, or insight into the human soul. If, however, you're in the mood for a noisy, raucous, high-energy ro....
  • Rumi
    Jelaluddin Rumi was a great Persian poet born in 1207 in the area now known as Afghanistan. Upon Mogul invasion of his city, his family relocated to Turkey, which is where he spent most of his life. ....
  • Children Of Heaven
    Children of Heaven is a wonderful film written and directed by Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi. As with his other successful films, Color of Paradise, and The White Balloon, Majidi concerns himself wi....
  • Ethnic Music
    Ethnic music is at the heart of many cultures around the world. Specific instruments may be part of a sonority that defines a nation--Scotland and bagpipes, for example, go hand in hand. Other cultu....
  • Apollo 13 DVD
    Tom Hanks has a genius for playing Everyman. When, at that fateful moment in Apollo 13, he says, "Houston, we have a problem," the "we" includes everyone in the audience. The technical achievements ....
  • Casino DVD
    The three-hour Martin Scorsese movie Casino aims for epic status, and mostly achieves it. Based on the non-fiction book by Nicholas Pileggi, Casino tells the story of Vegas in the 1970s, when the mob....
  • Arabic Music
    Arabic music is difficult to categorize simply because it can come from many different areas in the Arab world, from the Gulf to the Maghreb, from Egypt to Lebanon. "Classical" Arabic music is define....