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Iran’s new culture minister says the country’s artworks and cultural products are the most well-known Iranian elements across the globe.
Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, the two-time Oscar-winning director of “A Separation” and “The Salesman,” has started principal photography on “Everybody Knows”, his new psychological thriller starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.
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.
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.
Many commentators across the world believe that Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s statement after receiving the Academy Award and his move to boycott the Oscars ceremony were a very effective response to Trump’s travel ban against Muslim nationals.
A number of senior Iranian lawmakers have lauded Asghar Farhadi for boycotting the Oscars ceremony and at the same time winning the prestigious Academy Award.
The US state department deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by prominent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi who had criticized President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane”.
Several Iranian officials including First Vice-President, Foreign Minister, and Minister of Culture have offered their felicitation to Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi after his latest film The Salesman won Iran the second Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, and the US Department of State, in separate messages, congratulated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi on winning his second Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.