1. Assignment Iran (The Islamic Revolution and Iraq-Iran war through the lenses of photographers)

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    Iran, the country of rich history, colorful cultures and society, spectacular natural beauty and vast fauna and flora diversity has long been at the receiving end of unfavorable propaganda to the detriment of truth, reality and touristic curiosity. Those who have visited Iran have been pleasantly mesmerized by its people and places. But, how do professional photo journalists and photographers see this country? Assignment Iran is a six part documentary that, in each episode, tries to depict what a renowned photo journalist or photographer has to say about his time in the country. Some recount their stories and experiences of their deployments to Iran at the time of what later became one of the most essential turn of events in the second half of the 20th century: The Islamic Revolution of 1979 and then during Iraq-Iran war which is known as the most elongated war of the century. While others say what they found fascinating about the people and what frames they have frozen through the lenses. PRESS TV Documentaries

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    • Documentary: Assignment Iran: Yamashita

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      Iran, the country of rich history, colorful cultures and society, spectacular natural beauty and vast fauna and flora diversity has long been at the receiving end of unfavorable propaganda to the detriment of truth, reality and touristic curiosity. Those who have visited Iran have been pleasantly mesmerized by its people and places. But, how do professional photo journalists and photographers see this country? Assignment Iran is a four part documentary that, in each episode, tries to depict what a renowned photo journalist or photographer has to say about his time in the country. Some recount their stories and experiences of their deployments to Iran at the time of what later became one of the most essential turn of events in the second half of the 20th century: The Islamic Revolution of 1979 and then during Iran-Iraq war which is known as the most elongated war of the century. While others say what they found fascinating about the people and what frames they have frozen through the lenses. PRESS TV Documentaries

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      • Documentary: Assignment Iran: Peter Bregg

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        This program introduces Peter Bregg, an internationally renowned photo-journalist, and presents an account of his journalistic activities in Iran after the Islamic Revolution. PRESS TV Documentaries

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        • Photojournalist Peter Bregg Meets Ben Affleck, General Petraeus, Cast of Argo

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          Rumoured to be a top Oscar contender, Argo, starring Ben Affleck and co-produced by George Clooney, premiered in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, October 10 with a reception at the Canadian embassy. At the event, joining a slew of ambassadors and actors, was Peter Bregg, a photojournalism instructor at Ryerson University who had been invited to exhibit pictures he had taken as a photographer for the Canadian Press, covering the 1979 Iran revolution.

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