Tag: IDFA

Raving Iran’s Blade & Beard Touch Down In Amsterdam For Exclusive Film Screening & Label Launch Event

The two protagonists of Internationally acclaimed documentary ‘Raving Iran’ are finally coming to Amsterdam for a special screening, Q&A, and nightclub event. Happening on 8 July at the Dutch Capital’s Undercurrent, the duo of Blade & Beard are set launch their Futurist imprint with their first release. All this comes after extensively touring Europe before, during, and after ‘Raving Iran’ film festival run (which included the likes of Amsterdam’s IDFA and Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX). See also: [Interview] Raving Iran And The Politics Of Censorship On the evening, the film will be screened, which will be followed by a very special Q&A ... Read more

[Interview] Raving Iran And The Politics Of Censorship

In the midst of the 2016 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), where some 500 films find their way to eyes and sales across Europe, Susanne Regina Meures “Raving Iran” is enjoying a particulalry fond response. Currently ranked as one of the festival’s audience favorites, “Raving Iran” tells the story of Anoosh and Arash, two Tehran-based DJ’s at the center of the cities underground techno scene. Tired of hiding, the DJ duo organizes one last desert rave, but it does not come without the possibility of dangerous consequences. What happens next is a story of perseverance, creativity, and the kind of ... Read more