The Trump administration is seeking to demonize Iran. Hollywood has been doing that for years.

January 15, 2020

“The portrayal that Hollywood has been putting out for a long time is that Iran is not just a place of bad leaders or regimes but a nation of terrorists, radicals and bad guys — that this is the entire culture,” said Hooshang Amirahmadi, an Iranian American professor at Rutgers University and the founder of the think tank the American Iranian Council, which aims to foster understanding between the countries. “That’s poisoned how a lot of Americans think about Iran, especially people who are too young to remember it before the revolution.”

The Washington Post, January 14, 2020

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