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‘A Separation’ Director Asghar Farhadi to Head Busan Jury

The Iranian director's latest, 'The Past' was a Golden Globe nominee

Belgium’s ‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’ Takes Top Prize at Palm Springs Festival

UPDATED: Audience awards go to Nagesh Kukunoor's "Lakshmi" and Nicholas Wrathall's "Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia."

‘The Past’ Director Asghar Farhadi on Finding Art in Life’s Dilemmas

The Oscar-winning filmmaker behind "A Separation" discusses his latest critically acclaimed feature.

Oscars: Surprises and Snubs in the Best Foreign-Language Film Shortlist (Analysis)

With Iran's "The Past" and other high-profile contenders not among the final nine, several specialty film distributors are up in arms -- but the Academy's foreign-language committee chairman stands behind his group's selections.

Oscars: 4 Top Contenders in the Foreign-Language Category

Even for foreign filmmakers, the Academy Award remains the biggest prize. Iran's Asghar Farhadi already has scored one and would like a second, but he is facing off against a record-breaking field of 76 contenders.

The Past: Cannes Review

Berenice Bejo shines in a superbly lensed in competition drama from "A Separation's" Asghar Faradi.