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<i>Circumstance</i> review

Circumstance review

Big Brother is here and he’s operating out of Tehran in this Sundance award-winning drama by first-time feature director Maryam Keshavarz.  16-year-old Atafeh and her underprivileged female friend Shireen bravely explore their burgeoning attraction for each [...]

THEATRICAL RELEASES FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9

THEATRICAL RELEASES FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9

Circumstance (Ritz at the Bourse) Young Iranian lesbians maneuver through their landscape of repression.  A Sundance fave. Contagion (wide) Steven Soderbergh tackles a worldwide epidemic with an all-star ensemble cast. [...]

INTERVIEW: <i>Circumstance</i> director Maryam Keshavarz

INTERVIEW: Circumstance director Maryam Keshavarz

Circumstance concerns two teenage Iranian girls, Atafeh and Shireen, who are forced to pursue their taboo attraction beneath the watchful eyes of a repressive government and a militant brother who is determined to tear them apart.  [...]

Prince Music Theater:  EPIC FAIL…UPDATED

Prince Music Theater: EPIC FAIL…UPDATED

The Philadelphia Film Society had a members-only screening of 2011 Sundance Audience Award winner Circumstance scheduled for this past Tuesday night at the Prince Music Theater with the filmmaker in attendance.  According to their blog: “Last [...]