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The Salesman (Forushande),  a modern Iranian masterpiece, an unexpected tragedy in the face of a transforming nation!The Salesman (Forushande), a modern Iranian masterpiece, an unexpected tragedy in the face of a transforming nation!
The stage is set, the players are ready, and the audience has arrived—but just off stage, life waits in the wings. The Salesman (Forushande), Iran’s Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film, takes you into the heart of a community seldom seen with such warmth and emotion. Centered on a married couple, Rana and Emad, who are also the leads in a local theater rendition of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman; we follow them as they cope with unexpected... Full story

News And Issues

Sling TV will have a Cloud Bases DVR starting DecemberSling TV will have a Cloud Bases DVR starting December
Sling TV will be rolling out a cloud base DVR beta program.Available starting in December, the cloud DVR beta program will roll out first on Roku streaming players and Roku TVs. Customers who subscribe to Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue... Full story
Sling TV adding NBA TV to its line-upSling TV adding NBA TV to its line-up
 Sling TV has added NBA TV, the National Basketball Association’s 24-hour digital television network, to Sports Extras. ·         More than 95 professional basketball games – NBA TV brings live professional basketball games to Sling TV subscribers at home and on the... Full story
China’s Anhui Xinke Acquires Voltage Pictures For $350MChina’s Anhui Xinke Acquires Voltage Pictures For $350M
Nicolas Chartier’s Voltage Pictures is reportedly the latest Hollywood firm to come under Chinese control. Anhui Xinke New Materials, a company primarily involved in copper processing and manufacturing wires and cables, has acquired an 80% stake in Midnight Investments, the owner of finance,... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

South Korea Excited for Film ‘The Handmaiden’ to Compete for Palme d’OrSouth Korea Excited for Film ‘The Handmaiden’ to Compete for Palme d’Or
South Koreans rejoiced following the announcement Thursday that The Handmaiden, a new lesbian thriller by... Full story
Bona Film Completes Privatization Process, Alibaba Pictures Takes 8.94% StakeBona Film Completes Privatization Process, Alibaba Pictures Takes 8.94% Stake
Jack Ma’s Alibaba Pictures has taken an 8.94% stake, or approximately 8.29% on a fully-diluted... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

Greg Laemmle Talks Watching Movies To Build CommunitiesGreg Laemmle Talks Watching Movies To Build Communities
In the age of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, along with a growing list of content streaming platforms, where does the movie theater fit in? I... Full story
Rick Champagne talks about HP Workstations and HP Bridging The Borders AwardRick Champagne talks about HP Workstations and HP Bridging The Borders Award
HP Bridging The Borders Award, offered by Cinema Without Borders at Palm Springs International film Festival in early January is now a well-recognized award in... Full story

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Zeynab Movahed, a female Iranian painter talks about her style and life as an artistZeynab Movahed, a female Iranian painter talks about her style and life as an artist
Born in Tehran, in 1981, Zeynab Movahed is a female Iranian painter with a very unique style and voice. In 2007, she received her Bachelors... Full story
PRO THEATRE: SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTEDPRO THEATRE: SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTED
Unlike countless Improv shows that ask for audience suggestions, take too many and seem to avoid the challenging suggestions, the group asked for two suggestions... Full story

Pallett a well known Iranian band for their modern approach to Iranian traditional music and blending it with western music starts its US tour this... Full story

Cinema-Tech

RED DIGITAL CINEMA WILL SHOW THE ENTIRE LINE OF DSMC2 CAMERAS AT CINEC 2016RED DIGITAL CINEMA WILL SHOW THE ENTIRE LINE OF DSMC2 CAMERAS AT CINEC 2016
RED Digital Cinema is heading to CINEC from September 17-19 with Teltec (Hall 2, Stand C01). Those attending the show... Full story
HP Bridging The Borders Award, A close look at  new HP Z1 and new ways of using power of HP for MAC usersHP Bridging The Borders Award, A close look at new HP Z1 and new ways of using power of HP for MAC users
We are getting close to the Palm Springs ShortFest, one of the most successful short film festivals in the world.... Full story
Panavision Unveils Next Generation PanaND FiltersPanavision Unveils Next Generation PanaND Filters
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif  – Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems,... Full story

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