Sydney Martin

Sydney Martin

Program Manager

Sydney Martin is the Program Manager of the Iran 1400 Project. He received his BA in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the Iran 1400 Project, he studied in Tajikistan with a Fulbright-Hays scholarship and interned at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, as well as the Critical Threats Project.

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Iranian Cinema in the 20th Century

Cinema Before the Islamic Revolution In 1900, only five years after the first-ever screening of a cinematographic film, Mozaffar al-Din Shah Qajar viewed scenes filmed with a cinématographe, the french motion picture camera, during his first trip to Europe.

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