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

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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.

Asghar Farhadi’s Latest Film Warmly Received by Critics in Cannes

“The Salesman”, the latest film by acclaimed Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, has received great reviews by film critics who watched the film in the ongoing Cannes Film Festival, and is said to have a great chance for winning the Palme d'Or as well as other awards in the prestigious festival.
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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.

34th FIFF adds 7 more Iranian films to be screened for intl. guests

The secretariat of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival has announced the second line-up of Iranian films to be screened for non-Iranian guests.
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I Wish I Could Learn of My Film’s Oscar Nomination in a Better Time:...

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi says he wished he could hear the news of his film’s nomination in the 2017 Academy Awards in a time not filled with the sorrow of Plasco tragedy.
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Asghar Farhadi Honoured by Iran’s House of Cinema

Iran’s House of Cinema organized a ceremony on Tuesday evening, May 31, to celebrate the global accolades won by Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman, honouring the acclaimed director as well as the movie’s cast and crew.
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Farhadi’s “The Salesman” Receives Best Film Award at Munich Festival

Iranian drama ‘The Salesman’, made by the Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi, bagged the top prize at the 34th edition of Munich Film Festival in Germany.
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National Board of Review Selects “The Salesman” as Best Foreign Language Film

“The Salesman”, the latest film made by Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, has been named best foreign language film of the year by the National Board of Review.

Iranian Director Wins Young Talent ‘Women in Motion’ Award at Cannes

Iranian writer and director Ida Panahandeh, received this year's award for young talent jointly with two other young directors last night on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival.

Swedish festival spotlights female filmmakers from Iran

A lineup of five films by Iranian directors went on screen at the 10th International Female Film Festival Malmo, which wrapped up yesterday in the Swedish city.

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