Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi says he wished he could hear the news of his film’s nomination in the 2017 Academy Awards in a time not filled with the sorrow of Plasco tragedy.
‘The Salesman’, the latest film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, has been nominated as Best Foreign Language Film for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Iranian artists won the Best Movie, Best Actor, and Best Director awards at the Asian Film Competition section of the 15th Dhaka international film festival (DIFF).
Most Iranians have either watched South Korean TV series and films, or at least heard about them, thanks to Persian-speaking satellite channels and, of course, those of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. But North Korea’s cinema is not so popular.
The late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami will be commemorated at this year’s Hong Kong edition of Art Basel, a massive Swiss art fair and one of the premier events of the international art world.
While Saudi muftis have referred to cinema as a harmful and evil phenomenon, a senior Iranian cleric says cinema is the best means to attract audiences and promote divine values and Islamic teachings.
This year, the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment has some plans whose implementation would enrage extremist clergies of this country.
The daughter of famous American playwright Arthur Miller whose play ‘Death of a Salesman’ was adapted by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi for his latest film, has called the Oscar-winning Iranian director the “master of suspense”.
Asghar Farhadi’s latest film ‘The Salesman’, which is Iran’s official submission to Academy Awards, has been selected as one of the final nine nominees for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Oscars.
‘The Salesman’, the latest film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, has been nominated as Best Foreign Language Film for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards.