Tag: Abbas Kiarostami

The latest news, views about Abbas Kiarostami as covered by Iranian media outlets.

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Photo Exhibition of Late Kiarostami Underway in Tehran

A number of photographs taken by the internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, who recently died in Paris, have been put on display since July 15 and will be open to the public until August 19...

Iran Bids Farewell to Acclaimed Filmmaker Kiarostami

Many cinematic figures and officials, along with people from different walks of life, took part in the funeral procession for Iran’s late Palme d'Or-winning filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami, who died at the age of 76...

Iranian Film Director Kiarostami Laid to Rest

Celebrated Iranian film director, Abbas Kiarostami, was laid to rest after a funeral service held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday with a large number of Iranian people and actors in attendance.
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Kiarostami Gave New Life to Experimental Cinema

Alireza Tabesh, the Managing Director of Farabi Cinema Foundation, offered his condolences over the death of Abbas Kiarostami, the renowned Iranian filmmaker, and described him as a brilliant figure in cinema who had a humanistic and ethical approach in his works.

President Rouhani Lauds Late Kiarostami’s View of Life

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered condolences over the death of the country’s award-winning film director Abbas Kiarostami, hailing his works as valuable contributions to promotion of “peace” and “friendship” in the world.

Mirkarimi heads to Paris for Kiarostami’s final flight

Head of Iranian House of Cinema has departed for Paris to organize transfer of Kiarostami’s body to his homeland.

Kiarostami gave new meaning to cinema: Culture minister

Minister of culture and Islamic guidance expressed condolences over demise of great Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami, saying Kiarostami gave a new meaning to cinema.

World renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami passes away

Internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami has passed away in France where he had been receiving treatment for cancer.

Kiarostami Invited to Join Academy Awards Members

As part of its effort to increase diversity among its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, or The Oscars, issued 683 invitations to new members - from rising stars like Harry Potter’s Emma Watson to internationally recognized directors like Britain’s Ken Loach and Iran’s Abbas Kiarostami.

Photography: Another of Abbas Kiarostami’s Skills

Eight years ago Kiarostami broke the record for the most expensive photo in the Middle East with a snowy scene. Although he is known to the world for his unique cinema and varied movies, he manages to expose a different side of himself through his photography.

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