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‘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...

No one benefits from war

In Aug. 8, 1998, the news broke out of death of 8 Iranian diplomats. Few days later, death of two more diplomats and a...

Young Iranian director to judge US event

Young Iranian animation director Mona Abdollah-Shahi has been selected as one of the jurors of the Northwest Animation Festival in the US.

African- American stars boycott Oscar in protest against racial discrimination

Following the publication of list of the Oscar Award nominees, a number of African –American stars boycotted the academy Award attendance to express their dissatisfaction for absence of diversity of nominees.

Praguians give standing ovation to ‘Risk of Acid Rain’

Behtash Sanaiha’s ‘Risk of Acid Rain’ has won the audience award during its participation in Prague Film Festival.

6 Iranian films vying in 14th Pune Intl. filmfest.

Six Iranian films are participating in the 14th edition of Pune International Film Festival (PIFF), India, from 14-21 Jan, 2016.

Majidi’s ‘Muhammad’ to represent Iran at the Oscars

The movie is aimed at removing the violent image of Islam created by terrorist groups, Majid Majidi said.
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Muhammad, in the eyes of two world-famous cinema figures

Majid Majidi’s movie on the life of the Prophet Muhammad has been acclaimed by cinematic and non-cinematic figures.

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