Tag: Newsweek

Bearing Witness, #IranElection (part 1): Negar Mottahedeh on the Background to “Rosewater”

Bearing Witness, #IranElection (part 1): Negar Mottahedeh on the Background to “Rosewater”

[ 0 ] April 10, 2015 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on APRIL 10, 2015:  Duke University literature professor Negar Mottahedeh set the scene for “Rosewater”  — a feature film about the real-life imprisonment of Canadian-Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari following his coverage of the 2009 Iran elections — at a public screening of the film last month.  Released in November […]

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WATCH: Trailer for Jon Stewart’s “Rosewater” movie

[ 0 ] October 7, 2014 |

via OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE FOR “ROSEWATER” :  Based on a true story, ROSEWATER marks the screenwriting & directorial debut of The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, and stars Gael García Bernal. 11/14/2014 Description The feature film Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, […]

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Bruce Lawrence: Rage or Courage? YouTube Terrorism Take Two

Bruce Lawrence: Rage or Courage? YouTube Terrorism Take Two

[ 0 ] September 25, 2012 |

by BRUCE LAWRENCE for RELIGION DISPATCHES on SEPTEMBER 24, 2012:  Libyans took to the streets in protest last Friday to drive out extremist militia groups, one of which has been linked to the deadly attack on American officials in Benghazi on the 11th of September. On Saturday night Mohammed al-Megarief, head of the Libyan national assembly, announced that […]

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