The two-time Oscar winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi will open the 70th edition of prestigious Cannes Film Festival later on Wednesday.
The closing ceremony of the 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) was held in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Thursday.
“The French Film Week” will be held in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts (TMoCA) from April 26 to May 1.
Iranian cinema takings stood at a record high of 1.63 trillion rials ($43.62 million) last Iranian year, up 123% compared to the year before.
The 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) opened on Friday in Tehran with the screening of over 40 movies in 10 sections at various cinema halls.
Four films from Iran plus one by Iran-born American-based director will be screened at the 70th Cannes Film Festival slated for May 17-28 in Cannes, France.
Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar was selected as the best director at the 12th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (VIWIFF).
Ali Moallem, an influential and educated film producer, critic, publisher and managing director and editor-in-chief of Donya-ye Tasvir (Picture World) magazine, passed away on Monday at the age of 54.
The two-time Oscar winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi announced that Spanish stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem will play in his next film due to be produced in Spain as of September.
Based on an ongoing plan in Iran named ‘Hello Cinema’, people in underdeveloped regions can watch films in mobile movie theatres taken to their towns and villages.