A Roqe Minute #38

Ahmad Kiarostami on his legendary father’s depression in the final year of his life…

Episode. 22

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #37

Iranian-German Journalist Natalie Amiri on Iranian government duplicity and Covid-19…

Episode. 22

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #36

Write/Translator Orly (Mojgan) Noy on needing to change her name upon moving from Iran to Israel as a kid…

Episode. 21

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #35

Tennis Icon Mansour Bahrami on Being bullied as a kid, and the destruction of his first tennis racket…

Episode. 20

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #34

Naghmeh Samini Screenwriter Naghmeh Samini on the “Tall poppy syndrome” culture of Iranians taking each other down…

Episode. 19

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #33

Music critic Amir Bahari on the class dimensions of the Iranian obsession with Pink Floyd…

Why Pink floyd an Iranian obsession

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #32

Maral Mohammadi on the exuberant Iranian experience of a Roger Waters concert…

Why Pink floyd an Iranian obsession

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #31

Ramin Sadighi (Hermes Records Founder) on the rise of Pink Floyd, and a lack of better options in the period preceding revolution in Iran…

Why Pink floyd an Iranian obsession

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #30

Dara Daraee on Pink Floyd and why Iranians love ‘Progressive Rock’ music…

Why Pink floyd an Iranian obsession

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #29

Erfan on the ‘fucked up’ reality of censorship, music and hip hop in Iran…

Episode. 18

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #28

K-von on using comedy to undermine ethnic and political generalizations…

Episode. 17

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #27

Layla Ramezan on coming to terms with finding her home outside of Iran…

Episode. 17

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #26

Tehran Von Ghasri on the need for us to wake up and speak out about injustice…

Episode. 15

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #25

Ali Azimi on loving Iran but not nationalism…

Episode. 14

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #24

Cyrus Nowrasteh on the industrious nature of Iranians consuming banned cultural materials…

Episode. 45

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #23

Kaveh Madani on First world privilege and environmentalism…

Episode. 13

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #22

Bahman Farmanara on mortality and not fearing death…

Episode. 12

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #21

Mehrzad Boroujerdi on the critical role on intellectuals in contemporary society…

Episode. 7

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #20

Jane Lewisohn (Director of Golha project) on not talking Persian culture for granted…

Episode. 53

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #19

Mandana Karimi on a message she would want to send to Iranians back in Iran…

Episode. 8

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #18

Reza Rohani on constructive criticism and collaboration with his legendary dad, Anoushirvan…

Episode. 54

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #17

Reza Khandan on current health of Nasrin Sotoudeh…

Episode. 57

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #16

Tina Parsamand on Iranians and “Learned helplessness”…

Episode. 53

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #15

Hooman Khalatbari on Maestro Shajarian as a man of the people…

Episode. 51

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #14

Erfan Paydar on Shajarian being the G.O.A.T

Episode. 51

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #13

Babak Amini on Shajarian being a universal teacher…

Episode. 51

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #12

Hamed Nikpay on how Shajarian gave him singing advice…

Episode. 51

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #11

Arsalan Kamkar on the untouchable voice of Shajarian…

Episode. 51

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #10

Abbas Milani on how Shajarian was inspiring him on a daily basis…

Episode. 51

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #9

Shahrnoush Parsipour on the terrifying sounds of executions…

Episode. 45

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #8

Shahrnoush Parsipour on refusing to be intimidated by Khomeyni…

Episode. 45

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #7

Behdad Esfahbod on the Iranian regime using fear as a weapon…

Episode. 41

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #6

Behdad Esfahbod on the IRGC puppets…

Episode. 41

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #5

Mohammad Amini on regrets and the end of the Shah… 

Episode. 39

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #4

A Roqe Minute #4 – Nassim Varasteh on final words with her father…

 

Episode. 33

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #3

Abbas Milani on Iran, if the revolution never had happened…

Episode. 38

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #2

Abbas Milani on the Islamic regime, deception and propaganda…

Episode. 38

 

 
 
 

A Roqe Minute #1

Hamed Esmaeilion on the need for justice…



Episode. 1