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Roya Rastegar

Roya Rastegar

Whipping Up A Little Magic In Vancouver’s Chinatown

by Roya Rastegar on January 11 2010, 12:00PM

A review of the independent film Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity starring Sandra Oh

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Film Review: Barking Water

by Roya Rastegar on October 28 2009, 12:00PM

Director Sterlin Harjo tells the story of true loves who are always leaving each other.

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South Korea’s Children and Landscapes

by Roya Rastegar on October 22 2009, 12:00PM

The new film “Treeless Mountain” shows the spirit of two girls and their country.

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Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on October 13 2009, 12:00PM

Set in Fairbanks, Alaska, Dear Lemon Limon is a bittersweet tale of a tween’s bubble and angst.

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Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on October 6 2009, 12:00PM

Chutney Popcorn’s skillfully drawn characters create family in diaspora, pushing the romantic comedy genre.

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Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on September 9 2009, 12:00PM

I’m Through With White Girls is a lighthearted tour of the race, class and gender stereotypes that permeate American culture.

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Films: Black Nations/Queer Nations?

by Roya Rastegar on August 5 2009, 12:00PM

In this 1995 documentary, director Shari Frilot highlighted the need to bust open static concepts of race, sexuality, and even nation states.

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Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on August 5 2009, 12:00PM

Slingshot Hip Hop follows the Palestinian artists that have adopted hip hop as a form of resistance.

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Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on July 16 2009, 12:00PM

Natalia Almada’s documentary delves into one of the most influential and controversial presidents in Mexico’s history.

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Film Review

by Roya Rastegar on May 20 2009, 12:00PM

Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire (Directed by Lee Daniels)

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Film Review

by Roya Rastegar on May 11 2009, 12:00PM

Four Sheets to the Wind (Directed by Sterlin Harjo)

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Spotlight: Adelina Anthony

by Roya Rastegar on May 6 2009, 12:00PM

Comedy that Provokes and Transforms

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Your Movie Guide

by Roya Rastegar on April 28 2009, 12:00PM

Cherien Dabis’s first feature tells the bittersweet story of a Palestinian mom and son in rural Illinois.

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Book Review

by Roya Rastegar on March 10 2009, 12:00PM

Mixed Messages on Mixed Race

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Films

by Roya Rastegar on March 2 2009, 12:00PM

Good Day to Be Black and Sexy, I Like it Like That and Salt of this Sea

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Sci-Fi Heroes Take On the System

by Roya Rastegar on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

In two new films, Mexican and Asian-American superheroes fight racism and eco-disaster—with technology and imagination.

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