Reference Works on Shahin Parhami

by Anurima Banerji Volume 25, Issue 11-12 / November 2021 2 minutes (270 words)

Shahin Parhami’s Official Website

Globe and Mail Obituary
(For subscribers of the Globe and Mail)


CTV News, “Friendship between Holocaust survivor, Iranian filmmaker revealed in documentary,” September 17, 2017.

Festival Accès Asie. “Entrevue avec Shahin Parhami”

Interview on Kult Kino”: (Russian TV)

Interview in Persian on the TV show Aseman-e-honar

Arakaki Maki and Koshimizu Emi, “Amin: An Interview with Shahin Parhami,”, October 9, 2011.

Archana Nathan, “Against the Grain,” Interview with Shahin Parhami, The Hindu, July 23, 2015.

Donato Totaro and David Hanley, “The Many Tales of Shahrzad’s Tale: An Interview with Shahin Parhami,” Offscreen vol. 20, issue 9, September 2016.

Critical Writing on Shahin Parhami

Élie Castiel, “Jabaroot: Correspondances Complices,” Séquences no. 229, January-February 2004.

Élie Castiel, “Cinema iranien de la diaspora: Le cas Shahin Parhami,” Séquences no. 218, March/April 2002.

Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, “Shahrzaad’s Tale,” 2020.

Maggie Lee, “Amin,” Hollywood Reporter, 2011.

Mehr News Agency, “Qashqai musician biopic warmly received at Moscow festival,”, June 28, 2011.

Setrag Manoukian, “Poetry, or the Power of Existence,” Ajam Media Collective, August 2, 2017.

David McIntosh, “Jabaroot,” HotDocs, 2003.

Peter Rist, “R.I.P. Film (Not Cinema), 2011: Montreal, the Year in Review,” Offscreen, vol. 15, issue 10, October 2011., “Poet in a Wasteland,” April 4, 2017.

Critical Work by Shahin Parhami

Shahin Parhami, “Iranian Cinema: Before the Revolution,” Offscreen vol. 3, issue 6, November 1999.

Shahin Parhami, “Iranian Cinema: Before the Revolution,” Early Cinema in Asia, edited by Nick Deocampeo. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017, pp. 255-265.

Shahin Parhami, “A Talk with the Artist: Abbas Kiarostami in Conversation,” Synoptique, June 14, 2004.

Shahin Parhami, “The Roots of Iranian Cinematic Culture,” Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture, and Design, May 19, 2012.

Anurima Banerji is a writer originally from Canada, based in Los Angeles. She is the author of the poetry book Night Artillery and the monograph Dancing Odissi: Paratopic Performances of Gender and State, among other writings. An associate professor in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, she teaches dance and performance theory.

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