Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar was selected as the best director at the 12th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (VIWIFF).
Ali Jannati, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance has called Muhammad the Messenger of God as the best Iranian movie after the revolution, saying it is perfect in terms of theme, content and technical issues.
“A Few Cubic Meters of Love”, an Iranian movie shot in Afghanistan, is to be presented as an Afghan production at the 87th Academy Awards.
‘The Salesman’, the latest film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, has been nominated as Best Foreign Language Film for the 2017 Academy Awards.
A large number of Iranian celebrities have reacted to the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran on June 7. They posted photos and messages on social media to demonstrate Iranians’ solidarity with each other. The celebrities also sympathized with the victims’ families and expressed their dismay at the violent assaults.
The absence of Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, who boycotted the Oscars for Trump’s visa ban, was the focus of attention at the Academy Award’s annual luncheon.
This year, the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment has some plans whose implementation would enrage extremist clergies of this country.
Shahab Hosseini, the leading actor of Asghar Farhadi’s latest film “The Salesman”, compared US President Trump with Hitler, and also recommended that Hollywood directors make a film about Nimrod, the ancient King who claimed to be the Lord, but was killed by a mosquito.
The movie is aimed at removing the violent image of Islam created by terrorist groups, Majid Majidi said.
Earlier this week, a press conference was held for Asghar Farhadi’s latest film The Salesman. Interestingly, one of the top stories discussed in the presser was the way the film’s crew, particularly the actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti, and Farhadi himself, dressed in the Cannes Film Festival.