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Desert Dancer

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘The Longest Ride,’ ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ and More

Read what THR's critics are saying about the Ryan Gosling-directed 'Lost River' and the sci-fi thriller 'Ex Machina.'

‘Desert Dancer’: Film Review

Richard Raymond's drama tells the true-life story of dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who pursued his dreams of artistic expression despite persecution by the Iranian government

Santa Barbara Film Festival Kicks Off with U.S. Premiere of ‘Desert Dancer’

The 12-day event will feature screenings of 197 films from 54 different countries, including 23 world premieres and 52 U.S. premieres, plus several starry tributes

Santa Barbara Film Fest: ‘Desert Dancer’ U.S. Premiere Will Kick Off 30th Edition

The Cousteau family will be presented with the Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Filmmaking by the fest, which will run from Jan. 27 to Feb. 7.

Cannes: ‘Desert Dancer’ to Open Ischia Global Film & Music Fest

The feature, starring Freida Pinto, Reece Ritchie and Tom Cullen, tells the story of Iranian ballet dancer Afshin Ghaffarian.