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Iran Picks Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ for 2017 Academy Awards

Iran has nominated The Salesman, a film by Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, as the country’s entry for Best Foreign Language film for 2017 Academy Awards.

Farhadi’s “The Salesman” Receives Best Film Award at Munich Festival

Iranian drama ‘The Salesman’, made by the Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi, bagged the top prize at the 34th edition of Munich Film Festival in Germany.

From Asghar Farhadi’s Tie Knot to Alidousti and Hosseini’s Outfit in Cannes Festival

Earlier this week, a press conference was held for Asghar Farhadi’s latest film The Salesman. Interestingly, one of the top stories discussed in the presser was the way the film’s crew, particularly the actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti, and Farhadi himself, dressed in the Cannes Film Festival.

Asghar Farhadi Honoured by Iran’s House of Cinema

Iran’s House of Cinema organized a ceremony on Tuesday evening, May 31, to celebrate the global accolades won by Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman, honouring the acclaimed director as well as the movie’s cast and crew.

Saudi Arabia Worried by Iranian Success at Cannes 2016

A Saudi newspaper recently expressed its concerns over the success of Iranian cinema in prestigious film festivals, seeing Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini as being “more dangerous than” IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani.

Farhadi’s ‘Salesman’ Team Warmly Welcomed in Tehran

The cast and crew of Asghar Farhadi’s acclaimed The Salesman, which won two awards at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, arrived in Tehran early on Friday May 27, to a warm welcome from Iranian...

Gov’t Spokesman Congratulates Farhadi and Hosseini on Cannes Awards

Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Mohammad Baqer Nobakht referred to the recent awards given to Iranian artists in Cannes Film Festival as a source of pride for the Iranian nation, and extended his congratulations on the international success.

Culture Minister Congratulates Iranian Winners at Cannes

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati offered his congratulations to Asghar Farhadi and Shahab Hosseini, who won the Best Screenplay and Best Actor awards respectively at the Cannes Film Festival for Farhadi’s The...

Creator of A Separation in a close-up

Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi, a book by Esmaeil Mihandoust, offers a vivid portrait of the renowned Oscar-winning Iranian film director.

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