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Taste of Cherry
"...Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami. Starring: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolhossein Bagheri, Afshin Bakhtiari, Ali..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Like Someone in Love
The latest film from Iranian filmmaking legend Abbas Kiarostami is set in Japan and looks at some characters playing out approximations of love.
"...Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami. Starring: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno and Ryo Kase...."

March 15, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

The Wind Will Carry Us
"...Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami. Starring: Behzad Dourani and Farzad Sohrabi. As he..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

A Time for Drunken Horses
Iranian masterpiece of Kurdish life.
"...in the neorealist tradition of countrymen like former mentor Abbas Kiarostami, using nonprofessional actors and documentary technique to tell..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

24 Frames
Iranian master filmmaker plays with the almost-moving image.
"...Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Certified Copy
Juliette Binoche stars in this romantic drama about the value of originality by Abbas Kiarostami.
"...Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami. Starring: Juliette Binoche and William Shimell. Made in..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pushing the Borderline
AFS Essential Cinema highlights filmmakers far from home
"...of her childhood; and in Certified Copy, exiled Iranian Abbas Kiarostami, corralling multinationals in the service of something like..."

June 3, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Termite King
AMOA hosts Manny Farber at the Movies
"...and 1080 Bruxelles. The Austin screenings highlight films by Abbas Kiarostami and Hou Hsiao-Hsien, directors who began making movies..."

July 2, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Modern Art
AFS's Contemporary Iranian Cinema
"...two films each from the country's most famous filmmakers: Abbas Kiarostami, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, and Jafar Panahi, and one by..."

April 9, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye
The "Portraits of Islam" film fest and, of course, Buffy.
"...critically acclaimed Muslim filmmakers such as Samira Makhmalbaf and Abbas Kiarostami complete the festival. Makhmalbaf's strangely humorous Blackboards follows..."

May 2, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

House of Sand and Fog
Moody and offbeat adaptation of Andre Dubus III bestseller heralds strong debut for new director and dandy performances by Jennifer Connelly and Ben Kingsley.
"...and Behrani’s gentlewoman wife (Aghdashloo, a frequent collaborator of Abbas Kiarostami), and the situation simmers to a rolling boil...."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Short Cuts
"...Other fest events include a retrospective of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami and a rare screening of Lars von Triers'..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Fall Film Previews
September
"...D: Abbas Kiarostami; with Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolhossein Bagheri, Afshin Bakhtiari...."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

CinemaTexas5
International Short Film and Video Festival Schedule
"...work, an overview of short films by Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, and three films by Craig Baldwin, including Spectres..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Screens Feature

Shortcuts
"...(AFS) new series of four films by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. For those not hip to it, Iran has..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

DVD Watch: 'Grand Piano'
Elijah Wood's thriller heads up this week's releases
"...Like Someone in Love (Criterion) Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami heads to Japan for this searing relationship drama...."

May 20, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Short Cuts
"...Also, the Austin Film Society wraps up the Abbas Kiarostami series on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7pm, at the..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Short Cuts
"...(AFS) new series of four films by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. For those not hip to it, Iran has..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

California Dreams' Postcards From the Edge
Hybrid doc explores the fringes of Hollywood hopefuls
"...Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami's 1990 movie Close-Up, in which non-actors re-create their..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival
Hybrid film delves into the Mineola Swingers Club trials
"...by Mader and Johnny McAllister, is stylistically inspired by Abbas Kiarostami's Close-Up, a film that melds truth and fiction..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Caitlin Moore

Small World and Blurred Boundaries: AFS Essential Cinema
Crossing Borders: Immigration in Global Cinema
"...the west. Yektapanah, a protégé of Iranian movie legend Abbas Kiarostami, updates the techniques of Italian neorealism to craft..."

April 3, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The Advance's Retreat
Is this the end for Cinematexas?
"...visiting artists, guest curators, and special retrospectives: shorts by Abbas Kiarostami and Satyajit Ray, the "film poems" of Margaret..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

John Cassavetes: Five Films
Always popular in Europe and film school, Cassavetes was largely underappreciated in his lifetime and criticized for being boring, terse, and difficult, but these films are fresher than ever
"...wake, such as Denmark's Lars Von Trier and Iran's Abbas Kiarostami. Gazzara once asked Cassavetes why he chose filmmaking..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Screens Review by Taylor Holland

Postmarks
A mixed salad of Green letters and more.
"...know what you find "simplistic" about the films of Abbas Kiarostami (at least those of his 20-plus year career..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Column

Roll 'Em
March
"...of The White Balloon and a former assistant to Abbas Kiarostami) has made another tale about the plight of..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Short Cuts
"...The Austin Film Society's Abbas Kiarostami retrospective continues on Tue. Sept. 23, 7pm, at..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Short Cuts
"...This week the Austin Film Society's Abbas Kiarostami film series shows And Life Goes On (1992)...."

Sept. 12, 1997 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

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