Culture chiefs from Iran and Italy sign a deal to promote bilateral cooperation in a variety of fields including archeology, music, translation and the movie industry.
Rainfall of Roof, an Iranian short film directed by Teymur Qaderi, wins the jurors prize of the Cour Joujours Festival.
Isfahan owes a lot to Zaven Ghokasian; without his efforts, cinema wouldn’t have survived in this Iranian city.
Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi, a book by Esmaeil Mihandoust, offers a vivid portrait of the renowned Oscar-winning Iranian film director.
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.
The movie director said the main aim behind his grand cinematic project is to denounce extremist moves by those who resort to violence in the name of Islam.
Iranian films admitted to the festival have made international headlines in recent year after winning much-coveted Golden and Silver Bears.
Jannati expressed readiness for expansion of bilateral relations between Tehran and Lisbon in different fields and for exploiting the two countries' cultural potential.
Social Learning Theory is a short film which takes a look at the negative and traumatic effects that watching public executions could possibly have on children.
Muhammad, which will premiere at the 2015 Fajr Festival, is a cultural symbol of Muslim unity.