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Arts & Culture
Jan 25-29, 1999 / Bahman 5-9, 1377

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* Literature: Novels by women in high demand
* Architecture: Bids & issues
* Art: Cartoonist in Jappanese museum


* Play: Rostam & Sohrab
* Literature: Jack London
* Film: 'The Children of Heaven'
* Film: Iran's "Green Film Festival
* Film: Tehran film fest details
* History: Historic bath to be preserved
* Play: "Waiting for Godot"
* History: Oldest cemetery found
* Film: Tehran Film Festival
* Literature: Ferdosi & Iran's youth

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* Novels by women in high demand

Tehran (Hamshahri) - Books written by Iranian women have become very popular in recent years. Why? Here's one look into the phenomenon ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Architecture bids: Issues

Tehran (Hamshahri) - The public knows little about architectural bids in Iran and its failures. A feature from Hamshahri ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Cartoonist in Jappanese museum

Tehran (Hamshahri) - The works of cartoonist Ali Divandari have been purchased by a museum in Japan ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Rostam & Sohrab

Tehran (Hamshahri) - Pari Saberi, the director and writer of a the play "Rostam & Sohrab" speaks to Hamshahri ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Jack London

Tehran (Hamshahri) - A look at the life and works of the San Franciscan writer, Jack London ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* 'The Children of Heaven': For a Pair of Sneakers, Longing, Lies and a Plan

Jan 22, New York Times - The young hero of Majid Majidi's "Children of Heaven" is played by Mir Farrokh Hashemian, a desolate-looking boy with huge brown eyes and a way of sending tears suddenly rolling down his cheeks. Those tears well up with some regularity during this film about 9-year-old Ali, his younger sister Zahra (Bahareh Seddiqui) and their scheme for sharing a pair of his tattered sneakers. The children want to hide the fact that Zahra's shoes have been lost because this will be a hardship for their parents ... FULL TEXT

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* Iran's "Green Film Festival"

Tehran, Department of the Environment press release: The first international film festival focused on the living environment will be held in Iran in February 1999. Dr. Yousef Hojjat, deputy-managing director for training and planning at the Department of the Environment has announced the dates of February 28th to March 5th 1999 for the first international film festival to be organized around environmental issues ... FULL TEXT

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* Tehran film fest details

Tehran (Hamshahri) - Details of the Tehran international film festivcal next month, including the names of the films and their directors ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Historic bath to be preserved

Tehran (Hamshahri) - The historic Sheikh Bahai public bath in Isfahan has been registered as a national monument and will come under the preservation activities of the Cultural Heritage Foundation ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* "Waiting for Godot"

Tehran (Hamshahri) - "Waiting for Godot" -- Samuel Beckett's classic play -- is now playing in Tehran, but Hamshahri's review is not favorable. The Persian translation of the text is well done - the play itself is not ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

* Oldest cemetery in Iran found

Tehran (Hamshahri) - A cemetery dating 4000 years "before the iron age" has been discovered in the Talesh region of Gilan Province ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Tehran Film Festival

Tehran (Hamshahri) - Deputy guidance minister in charge of films detailed some of the plans for this year's international Fajr Film Festival which will be held in next month ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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* Ferdosi & Iran's youth

Tehran (Hamshahri) - A commentary on Mohammad Ali Eslami Nadoushan's research regarding Ferdosi and the impact of the Shahnameh on Iran's youth ... FULL TEXT IN PERSIAN

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 Favorite Feature

Hedayat's satire
By Hassan Javadi
In Persian

Art links

* Museum of Contemporary Iranian Artists

* Golestan gallery (Tehran)

* Barg Art Gallert (Tehran)

* Aria Art Gallery (Tehran)

* Negah Open Gallery (Tehran)


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