Movies

  • International Films
    International films have carved a small niche for themselves in American culture. Most often, the films of which aficionados become aware have fared well at film festivals. In many cities, some thea....
  • Blair Witch Project DVD
    Think there's no way a little pile of pebbles and sticks can scare the bejabbers out of you and make your hair stand on end? Don't put any money on it until you've seen The Blair Witch Project. With....
  • Brazil DVD
    Terry Gilliam's Brazil blends the darkest of comedies with paranoid social satire and leavens the mix with the anarchic glee of his Monty Python animations. The result is a movie that elicits widely ....
  • History Of Islam
    A brief history of Islam is no easier to construct than a brief history of America, or of Christianity, or Judaism. The central ideas of Islam may seem simple; but like many great philosophical and s....
  • Tahmineh Milani
    Tahmineh Milani is an important Iranian director. As an educated feminist, she brings a talent and perspective to Iranian film from which the people of her country and the world have much to learn. ....
  • International Music
    International music may be the next frontier for any person who lists "music" among their likes or passions. After all, to say that you truly love music, you cannot mean just old-style American count....
  • Thelma And Louise DVD
    When Thelma and Louise came out in 1991, it was more than a movie. It was a cultural phenomenon. This tale of two women on the road, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott, was the s....
  • Creature From The Black Lagoon DVD
    Creature from the Black Lagoon is still going strong 50 years after it was made. This classic Universal creature feature hits all the standard plot points of a "beauty and the beast" tale, and the mo....
  • Shah Of Iran
    The Shah of Iran was the hereditary ruler of the Iranian monarchy for over four and a half centuries. It may help to think of an analogy to the pre-parliamentarian monarchy in Britain, with its famou....
  • Persian Books
    Persian books are written about all manner of subjects, fictional and non-fictional, and are available from a number of different sources. The first matter to consider if you are looking for Persian ....