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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.

Tehran to host festival of silent films

Tehran will be playing host to its first festival of silent films, which is scheduled to be held from April 30 to May 7.

“Starless Dreams”, “Sonita” win awards at Full Frame festival

Iranian films “Starless Dreams” and “Sonita” won awards at the 19th Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., the organizers announced on Sunday.

Iranian films line up for Indian festival

A lineup of Iranian shorts and feature-length movies is competing in the 8th CMS Children’s International Film Festival, which opened its doors to the public in Lucknow, India on April 7.

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.

Rio center to hold Abbas Kiarostami retrospective

A retrospective of works by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami will be held at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro from April 13 until May 9, the Rio Times reported on Friday.

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).

‘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'.

Iranian film festival kicks off in Belgrade

The 15th edition of Belgrade's Iranian Film Festival is currently underway at Belgrade’s Jugoslovenska Kinoteka, slated to grant special medal of the Museum of the Yugoslav Film Archive to the Iranian actress Negar Javaherian.

Fish and Cat – Chicago’s Critics Choice, 2015

Fish and Cat, directed by Shahram Mokri, was screened in different US states in 2015, in film screening sessions with the collaboration of the...

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