IJIMT 2010 Vol.1(2): 110-115  ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2010.V1.21

Iranian Movies and Gender display: a Study in Post Revolution Cinema

Mehdi Soltani-Gordfaramarzi and Abbas Varidj Kazemi

Abstract—The present treatise aims at analyzing 1 the scene pictured by Iran’s post-revolution cinema for its audience. How the gender inequalities would arise as actors and actresses interact in post-revolution cinema is the body of the main question. The theoretical frame of this research is greatly indebted to Goffman’s theoretical approach to the gender display in visual media. The research findings depict the ritualized gender displays in post-revolution cinema and reproduction of traditional gender patterns and norms in Iranian cinema. Ritualizing the subordination, the films produced there after confirm and demonstrate the traditional gender values and norms.

Index Terms—Gender Display, Iranian cinema, Erving Coffman, reutilization of Subordination

Mehdi Soltani-Gordfaramarzi is with the Department of Social Problem,Iranian Academic Center for Education Culture and Research (ACECR),Tarbiat Moallem Branch, Mofatteh Ave. No.49, , P. O. Box: 15615-186,Tehran, Iran (corresponding author, phone number: 00989125263521; Fax:009888831976102; e-mail: m.soltani55@gmail.com).
Abbas Varidj Kazemi is with Department of Communications, Faculty of social Science, University of Tehran, P. O. Box: 14395/773, Tehran,Iran (avkazemi@gmail.com).

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Cite: Mehdi Soltani-Gordfaramarzi and Abbas Varidj Kazemi, " Iranian Movies and Gender display: a Study in Post Revolution Cinema," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 110-115, 2010.

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