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.

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.
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Iranian artists express regret over Gaza massacre

Two Iranian artists have stated utter grief over the Zionist regime’s crimes in the Gaza Strip.
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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.
Asghar Faradi

Asghar Farhadi to head APSA jury

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) announced long time APSA Academy member and internationally renowned Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi as President of the International Jury for the 2014 Awards in December.

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