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How Iranian filmmakers like Asghar Farhadi defy the censors

Politics loomed large over this year’s Oscars, with many beforehand bracing for what the winners will – or won’t – say when they take center stage. One nominee, however, has already made a statement and he reiterated it on Sunday. Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman won the Oscar for best foreign language film with Anousheh Ansari, the […]