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Majidi’s Film on Prophet Muhammad’s Life to Go on Screens in Turkey

‘Muhammad (PBUH), the Messenger of God’, a film by renowned Iranian director Majid Majidi, will be screened at major movie theatres in Turkey as of tomorrow.

Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Surprises Everyone with His Latest Film

Well-known American filmmaker Michael Moore surprised people in the US ahead of the upcoming Presidential Elections with his latest film about GOP candidate Donald Trump.

‘Starless Dreams’ Wins Best Documentary Award at BFI London

‘Starless Dreams’ by Mehrdad Oskouei received the best documentary award in the 60th BFI London Film Festival hosted by UK.

Iranian Cartoonist’s Look at Separation of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

After a press statement on Tuesday, September 20, the love story of Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who were married in 2014, came to an unhappy end.

Iran Picks Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ for 2017 Academy Awards

Iran has nominated The Salesman, a film by Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, as the country’s entry for Best Foreign Language film for 2017 Academy Awards.

Iran Wins 3 Awards at MoonDance Film Festival

Three Iranian films, including 'The Sea and the Flying Fish', have received prizes at the MoonDance International Film Festival in the US.

“Red Peace” Bags Golden Lion Award at Indonesian Festival

The Iranian short film ‘Red Peace’ received the Golden Lion Award at the Jiffest, the Jakarta International Film Festival.

Iranian Filmmaker Amir Naderi Honoured at Venice Film Festival

Iranian director Amir Naderi on Monday received the "Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker" award at the ongoing Venice Film Festival, for his significant contribution to a new era of Iranian films.

Renowned Iranian Actor, Rashidi, Passes Away at 83

Renowned Iranian cinema and theatre actor and producer Davoud Rashidi passed away at the age of 83.

Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Separation’ among 21st Century’s Top 10

The BBC Culture’s recent poll of film critics around the world puts ‘A Separation’, the Oscar-winning Iranian film by Asghar Farhadi, among the top 10 films of the 21st century, and two other films by the late Abbas Kiarostami among the top 100.

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