Author Spotlight

A. S. Hamrah

A. S. Hamrah is the film critic for the Baffler magazine and the author of the book The Earth Dies Streaming: Film Writing, 2002–2018 (n+1 Books).

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Taste of Cherry: Stay Near the Tree

The first Iranian film to win the Palme d’Or, Abbas Kiarostami’s tale of one man’s despair leaves the question of whether life is worth living unanswered.

By A. S. Hamrah

Matewan: All We Got in Common

In one of his most resonant works of political filmmaking, John Sayles painstakingly brings to life an important and volatile chapter in American labor history.

By A. S. Hamrah

Alfred Hayes, Screenwriter

The author sheds some light on the fascinating life of the American scriptwriter behind Roberto Rossellini’s Paisan.

By A. S. Hamrah