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.

Jerry Lewis

Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis Dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, the world renowned comedian and filmmaker who was hugely popular among Iranian people, died Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 91.
3 Iranian Films to Compete in American Film Festival

3 Iranian Films to Compete in American Film Festival

Three Iranian feature films will be screened at the 12th Silk Screen Asian-American Film Festival in Pennsylvania, the US, in September.
Iranian Animation ‘Stripy’ Praised in Hungary

Iranian Animation ‘Stripy’ Praised in Hungary

An Iranian short animated film titled “Stripy” has drawn great praise from the Hungarian animation society following its screening in a film festival in the country.

Iranian Filmmaker to Sit on Venice Film Festival’s Jury

Prominent filmmaker Rakhshan Banietemad will serve as a jury member in the Horizons section of the 74th Venice Film Festival, August 30-September 9.

Iranian Film ‘Zar’ among 2017 Best Horror Movies

The horror film ‘Zar’ written and directed by Nima Farahi has been selected by the Spotlight Horror Awards, an American virtual magazine for horror films, as one of the award winners in 2017.
Six Iranian Films at Durban International Film Festival

Six Iranian Films at Durban International Film Festival

Three feature films, two documentaries and a short film will represent the Islamic Republic of Iran at the 38th Durban International Film Festival in South Africa.

180 Iranian Female Filmmakers to Compete in Int’l Festival

A record-breaking number of Iranian female filmmakers are set to take part in different sections of an international film festival due to be held within the next two weeks.

Int’l Children Film Festival Concludes in Iran’s Isfahan

The 30th international film festival for children and youth wrapped up in the Iranian city of Isfahan.
Bahram Beyzai

St Andrews University Awards DLitt to Iranian Maestro

Critically acclaimed Iranian playwright, theater and film director Bahram Beyzai has received the Doctor of Letters (DLitt) from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Asghar Farhadi's Films Screened in Rome Open-Air Festival

Asghar Farhadi’s Films Screened in Rome Open-Air Festival

The retrospective of Iranian Oscar winner filmmaker Asghar Farhadi is part of the third Trastevere Film Festival, currently underway in the Trastevere district of Rome.

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