Iranian Revolution


Artist Recreates the Deadly Movie Theater That Sparked the 1979 Iranian Revolution

Mahmoud Bakhshi rebuilds the burned-out Cinema Rex, complete with vintage furniture and carpet, at Narrative Gallery in London.


A New Video Game Drops Players Into the Chaos of the Iranian Revolution

Created by an Iranian-Canadian who worked on the Grand Theft Auto series, "1979 Revolution: Black Friday," forces players to make tough choices amid the chaos of Iran's revolution.


When Iran’s Supreme Leader Says ‘Death to America’ He Doesn’t Mean You

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei adds a bit of nuance: The slogan, he says, is not proof of deep-seated Iranian hatred for Americans.


Take a Studio Tour with Mirror Artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Freunde von Freunden peeks inside the Tehran studio of the 91-year-old master artist.


[Exclusive] Visualizing 36 Years of Iranian Literary Censorship

Talking to Small Media about their interactive visualization of Iran's literary censorship from the 1979 revolution through to today.