Cinema

The performing arts are well-represented in Iran, with many famous filmmakers and actors. The latest news, gossip and reports can be accessed here.

‘The Songs of My Land’ wins Russian Jury Prize

International Orthodox Film Festival granted three awards to the Iranian anti-terrorist movie 'The Songs of My Land'.
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Iran’s Cinéma Vérité Film Festival names 2014 winners

Cinéma Vérité, an Iranian international festival for documentary films, is intended to express the relationship between reality and truth.

Asghar Farhadi Dismisses Reports on Qatari Investment on His Latest Film

Renowned Iranian director, known for his Oscar-winning film “A Separation”, categorically denied a recent report that claimed Qataris have produced or invested in his latest film, “The Salesman”, which is going to compete in the Cannes Film Festival.
Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’

Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’ to be screened on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’ producer has said the movie was already produced to be shown on Eid al-Fitr.
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Iranian bodyguard recalls painful encounter with Seagal

Ahmad Irandoust, a towering Iranian bodyguard recalls his encounter with Steven Seagal behind the scenes of a movie where he challenged the muscled US actor to a fight.

Iranian movies to go on screen at UCLA event

13 documentary, animated and feature movies of Iranian cinema will be showcased at UCLA Film Festival.
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Iran animation ‘Hard Dream’ wins at Noor film festival

The Hard Dream, an animation by Iranian director Behrouz Bagheri, was awarded at the 7th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival (NIFF) in Los Angeles.

1st Tehran International Silent Film Festival Kicks Off

The 1st Tehran International Silent Film Festival is underway in the Iranian capital, and runs from April 30 to May 5 in two sections: National and International Cinema.

34th FIFF announces screening programs in two categories

The 34th edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has announced the screening programs in the category of Cinema Salvation (International Competition) and Eastern Panorama Section (Asia and Islamic countries).
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‘Fish and Cat’ bags NETPAC

An Iranian movie which has already earned a number of awards at different film festivals was awarded at the Iranian Film Festival Australia 2014.

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