MES CAHIERS: "Teheran is the capital of Iran" by Kamran Shirdel (1966)

MES CAHIERS: "Teheran is the capital of Iran" by Kamran Shirdel (1966)
by Darius Kadivar
08-Mar-2010
 

Kamran Shirdel's Anti Pahlavi Manisfesto takes a harsh look at the "Other Tehran" and the "outcasts" of the Shah's White Revolution of the 1960's . The Film's intro as heard here were re-edited after the Revolution of 1979 and the commentary serves as an ironic counterpoint to the images. Was the film Censored as seen here during the Pahlavi Era ? Probably ...

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Part II:

Related Blogs:

pictory: The Shah's White Revolution (1960's)

MON CINEMA: Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "Boykot" aka "Boycott" (1985) 

MON CINEMA: Khosro Sinai's "VIVA !" (1979)

MES CAHIERS: Easy Rider's Dennis Hopper and Film Critic Bahman Maghsoudlou (1970's)

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The Worlds Largest Democracy  and Oldest Democracy in Asia since it's indepandance in 1948 and One of the Fastest Growing Economies in the World today.

Yet ...

Poverty in India

Child Beggars in New Delhi, India:

Slumdog millionnaire Official Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIzbwV7on6Q

Father of Slumdog Millionaire Child Star Accused of Trying to Sell Daughter

Should We conclude for that matter that Indian Leaders are indifferent to their people's misery and that they were better off under British Colonial Rule ?

Should I for that matter also shout :

DOWN WITH THE REPUBLIC  ?