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Journal:   URBAN MANAGEMENT STUDIES   winter 2019 , Volume 10 , Number 36 ; Page(s) 75 To 88.

The Role of Iranian Cinema in Acceptance of Afghan Immigrants

Author(s):  Farmanfarmaee Taktam*, JAFARZADEH PARISA
* Department of Cultural Management, North Azad University
Introduction & Objective: The most important factors in group and individual migration, at least in the past two centuries, with a brief look at the immigration phenomenon have been factors such as war, poverty and unemployment. Although immigration can have very negative economic, social and psychological impacts for immigrant and their populations, on the other hand, it can have positive cultural, social and economic issues. This paper seeks to examine and investigate the effects and consequences of Afghan immigration. In this regard, over thirty years of presence of Afghan refugees in Iran has been attended by many movie maker and various films and serials have been made on this matter that have encountered with positive and negative reactions at the national and international levels. The subject of the research was to study the role of cinema in accepting and refusing Afghan refugees in Iran with an emphasis on Iranian cinema in the 2000s. According to its importance, Cinema, due to its impact on the minds of the community can act realistic in creating people's attitudes towards the acceptance of Afghan refugees by creating clear and positive images or themes or even conversely, as an informative tool. Method: Analytical-descriptive quantitatively and qualitatively as the spss method is used to express the data and analyze the survey. The main indicators of the statistical society include family, education, marriage, employment, government, residence and war. Findings: The coding of research variables including personality, acceptance of self and others, social trust, lifestyle, social security, economic development, and policy making, based on the conceptual model of research have been done. Also, war is the most effective factor, based on observation and surveys, in accepting and refusing Afghan refugees, which seventy percent of people have referred to. Conclusion: The 2000s cinema of Iran has played a role in accepting and denying Afghan refugees. Also, in policy-making, it is quite evident, the lack of planning of the state and the law enforcement agencies in confronting with Afghan refugees.
Keyword(s): social conflict,cinema,immigration,Afghanistan,Iran,war,poverty and unemployment,Afghan immigrants
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APA: Copy

Farmanfarmaee, T., & JAFARZADEH, P. (2019). The Role of Iranian Cinema in Acceptance of Afghan Immigrants. URBAN MANAGEMENT STUDIES, 10(36 ), 75-88.

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Farmanfarmaee Taktam, JAFARZADEH PARISA. The Role of Iranian Cinema in Acceptance of Afghan Immigrants. URBAN MANAGEMENT STUDIES. 2019 [cited 2021June20];10(36 ):75-88. Available from:

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Farmanfarmaee, T., JAFARZADEH, P., 2019. The Role of Iranian Cinema in Acceptance of Afghan Immigrants. URBAN MANAGEMENT STUDIES, [online] 10(36 ), pp.75-88. Available:

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