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Iranian cinema available to stream for free online

Many Iranian films which have never been legally available in the US on home video have come and gone from YouTube. (Update: I've deleted the many films originally on this list which were taken down from YT in the last two years.) I'm trying to put together a list here of Iranian cinema which is readily accessible with English subtitles. If anyone has more links to suggest, please feel free to let me know in the comments!

Updated 6/18/22

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  • First Graders
  • Gheisar
  • Still Life
  • The Apple
  • Gabbeh
  • The Mirror
  • The Accordion
  • The Sealed Secret
  • Crimson Gold
  • Roads of Kiarostami
  • Under the Shadow
  • Blackboards
  • Untying the Knot
  • The Runner
  • Baran
  • The Cycle
  • The Cyclist
  • Killing Mad Dogs
  • A Moment of Innocence
  • Turtles Can Fly
  • The Brick and the Mirror
  • Rhino Season
  • Tight Spot
  • Death of Yazdgerd
  • Tabaki
  • The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood
  • The Silence
  • Downpour
  • The Pear Tree
  • Hamoon
  • Here Without Me
  • Leila
  • The Cow
  • A Dragon Arrives!
  • Ballad of Tara
  • The Immigrant
  • Protest
  • Invasion
  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • Simulation
  • The Old Man and his Garden of Stones
  • At Five in the Afternoon