Middle Eastern Cinemas & Film: Iranian Cinema


Roshan Persian film Gift


Rumi - Poet Of The Heart

Thanks to Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute for the gift of 30 Persian films. Through the project of “Understanding Persian Culture Through Film” UNC has access to the film collection to expand an awareness and understanding of Persian Culture. 

Please email the Middle East Librarian for the pass code. 

Iranian Film Reviews

Iranian Film Events in the US

Searching the Catalog

  1. Using the Advanced Search option in the library Catalog.
  2. On the right side of the screen under the Optional Search limits change Location to Media Resources Center
  3. Use the Language Dropdown box to narrow search for items in desired language
  4. Under Format Select Videos and DVDs from the dropdown
  5. Now can search using Keyword, Title, Author, Subject, Release Year....
  6. Streaming materials can also be found the same way and will appear in your results when they meet the search requirements.

Iranian Film- Databases

Iranian Film Research- Journals

Iranian Film Research- Streaming

Language Spotlight

Learn and practice Persian using a language kit made available by the MRC

Iranian Film Events in the US

Iranian Film @ the MRC

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