A feature interview with acclaimed Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer, and writer, Bahman Ghobadi. The award-winning creative force behind films including, “A Time for Drunken Horses,” “Turtles Can Fly,” and “No One Knows About Persian Cats,” joins Jian for a rare long-form conversation about his life journey, lessons learned, his rejection of material goods, his mission to support Kurdish youth, and new projects with Martin Scorsese and Roger Waters. This wide-ranging, and, at times, emotional interview, is conducted mostly in Persian (with English subtitles on our YouTube and Instagram channels). Plus the Roqe Team convenes to assess the 2021 Oscars and to discuss the Letters of the Week.

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  1. Jafar.aslani says:

    I’m Jafar Aslani, the director of cinematography of the film “Flag without country “directed by Bahman Ghobadi

    1. roqe says:

      Hello Mr. Aslani. Happy to see you here!

  2. چقدر حرفهاو احساساتشون هم رنگ من بود!
    عوض كردن شهر، كشور، چندين بار پوست انداختن تا بتونم محيطم رو اندازه افكارم كنم! مثل كسى كه آروم قرار قبل خواب نداره تا جاى مناسبش رو پيدا كنه.

    1. roqe says:

      Thank you Maryam for your heartfelt comment! We’re happy you enjoyed this episode.

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