Farhadi, Asghar

A New Film Series Will Show Movies From Countries Affected by the Travel Ban

A coalition of movie theaters have organized screenings, to be shown in May, featuring films from countries named in President Trump’s travel ban.

Foreign-Film Nominees Unite to Denounce ‘Rise of Fanaticism’

In a joint letter, the five directors say that whoever wins, the Oscar will be dedicated to activists and others “who uphold freedom of expression.”

The Carpetbagger: A Quick Guide to the Foreign-Language Oscar Nominees

With the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi in the news because of Trump's visa ban, now is a good time to take a look at his film and others in the race.

The Carpetbagger: Trump Era Invites a Bolder Hollywood Red Carpet

Before, people looked askance at serious mentions of policy at movie awards ceremonies. Now, it seems to be expected in winners’ speeches.