“Freedom, For a Second”

September 16th, 2010

It’s been a very long time since I posted anything new on this site. Been busy with my new job etc but I saw this on The Newest Deal earlier and could not do anything but put it on here.

The picture certainly speaks for itself. Many thanks to the artist and the Newest Deal for sharing.

A very educational conversation from an expert panel on the anniversary of the 2009 elections and the protests that followed it.

Source The Newset Deal

This short film is very well put together.

I do not agree with everything that is portrayed in this film. We should all make up our own minds by studying history and understanding the events that shaped Iran the way it is today.

Joan Baez – We shall overcome

February 13th, 2010

This protest song insolidarity with the civil right movement of the sixties in the US has been re-wroked by Joan Baez for the Iranian opposition movement:

And here’s JB singing it in the sixites:

Green power on the streets

February 10th, 2010

This video was probably not made about the Green Movement in Iran nonetheless it’s damn good!

Two films depict 1970s Iran

November 10th, 2009

Baadeh Sabah / The Lovers’ Wind / Vent Des Amoureux [English language] [Farsi Version]
Shot 1970, completed posthumously 1978, 35mm

Title Unknown (Postscript to Baadeh Sabah) (1971)
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Music: Francis Lai
18 Minutes

You an also watch them here.

Source: Tehran Bureau

London calling

August 18th, 2009

Londoners in solidarity with Iranian.

Solidarity with Iran

August 9th, 2009

A powerful video symbolising the struggle for freedom in Iran. Found this on twitter pointing to this great site.