Cinema

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

Pouran Derakhshandeh-San Francisco

‘Hush’ scoops main awards at San Francisco Iranian Film Festival

Iran’s social drama Hush! "Girls Don’t Scream" by Pouran Derakhshandeh has swept several main awards at the 7th Annual Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco.
A Few Cubic Meters- movie

“A Few Cubic Meters of Love”, a joint Iran-Afghan film becomes a candidate for...

“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.
Hassan Raziani

Iranian actor Hassan Raziani has passed away

Iranian actor Hassan Raziani succumbs to lung infection at the age of 83.
Robin Williams

Life and death of Robin Williams from a psychiatric perspective

A psychological look at the suicide of Hollywood great Robin Williams.
Hamid Samandarian

Artists commemorate Hamid Samandarian

The Iranian artistic community has honored the memory of renowned theater director Hamid Samandarian. A July 14th issue of Iran Daily – a Tehran-based English-language newspaper – ran a short report on the ceremony to mark the occasion.
karimi-ebtehaj

Iranian artists express regret over Gaza massacre

Two Iranian artists have stated utter grief over the Zionist regime’s crimes in the Gaza Strip.
Iran-Cinema-Birthplace movie

Birthplace to hit the screen after a six-year ban

Birthplace, a movie banned for six years, secures permission for public screening.
Iran National Cinema Day

National Cinema Day to return to official calendar

Iran Cinema Organization appeals for the reinstatement of National Cinema Day on the country’s official calendar.
Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’

Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’ to be screened on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’ producer has said the movie was already produced to be shown on Eid al-Fitr.
Peyman Moadi selected for Shanghai film festival

Peyman Moadi selected for Shanghai film festival jury

The celebrated Iranian actor/director/writer Peyman Moadi has been selected for the international jury of the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival, announced the organizers.

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