Is It Safe to Travel to Iran?

Oct 15, 2019

Iran is a country with a rich culture. Those who know about its ancient history probably agree that it shouldn’t be judged based on the events after the 1979 revolution. Indeed, there are many people across the globe who simply know Iran through the mainstream media’s portrayal of the oil-rich...

My Name is Kurdistan: A Documentary by Lorenzo Giroffi

Aug 29, 2014

Lorenzo Giroffi, an Italian filmmaker, takes us on a trip across the Kurdish heartland. Kurdistan is in the news. As Islamic State extremists battle Kurdish armed forces and Iraqi soldiers, one might assume that Kurdistan is a region plagued by death and destruction. But the Kurdish homeland,...