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Iranian author Iraj Pezeshkzad dies aged 94

Iranian author and satirist Iraj Pezeshkzad has passed away in the United States at the age of 94.

Iran’s ‘A Hero’ on preliminary list of 2022 BAFTA nominations

Iranian drama “A Hero”, directed by Asghar Farhadi, has been longlisted in the international feature film category in the 75th British Academy Film Awards.

Prominent Iranian actress to chair French film festival

Well-known Iranian actress Leila Hatami was named as the president jury of the 28th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas.

Iran’s Farhadi loses Golden Globe race to Japan’s Hamaguchi

The movie “Drive My Car”, directed by Japanese filmmaker Ryusuke Hamaguchi, won the Golden Globe for best non-English language film. “A Hero” directed by Asghar Farhadi was among the five nominees in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language category.

Iranian poet, filmmaker dies of COVID-19 at 47

Iranian poet, author and filmmaker Abtin Baktash has passed away at the age of 47 as a result of infection with COVID-19.

Iranian director Hamid Labkhandeh passes away

Renowned Iranian director Hamid Labkhandeh has passed away at the age of 70.

Iran actor Payman Maadi among Sundance 2022 jury members

Iranian actor Payman Maadi has been selected as one of the jury members in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the US. The film festival will take place in hybrid format from Jan. 20 to 30.

“A Hero” nominated for awards in CFCA

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s “A Hero” has been nominated for two awards from Chicago Film Critics Association.

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency unveils Hebrew website

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency has unveiled a website in Hebrew.

Iranian movies among top films of 2021 in France

Iranian movies “6.5 per Meter” made by Saeed Roostai and “A Hero” directed by Asghar Farhadi have found themselves among France’s top films of the year from the critics’ viewpoint.

Iran mourns assassination of hero General Soleimani

On the second anniversary of the US assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian media have praised his role in fighting terror and restoring peace to the region.

Color and light combination in dream palace

A creative artist in the city of Saleh Abad, Hamadan Province, has used colorful pottery fragments to decorate the walls of a house turning it to a palace of light and color.

Minister: Fajr Intl. Film Festival to feature ‘Haj Qassem’ special section

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mahdi Esmaeili says a special section will be allocated to Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani in this year’s International Fajr Film Festival.

Number of Persian language learners hits new record in Spain

In Spain, more people are developing an interest in the Persian language, with the number of learners in the European country setting a new record this year.

Iran leading lexicographer, translator Aryanpour dies at 92

Mohammad-Reza Arbabi, head of Iran’s Association of Translators and Interpreters, announced the news on Wednesday.

What media say about the Vienna talks?

The resumption of the eighth round of the Vienna talks, aimed at lifting the anti-Tehran sanctions and the revival of the JCPOA, was highlighted in the Iranian media.

Exquisite book in Tehran’s Armenian Museum

An old manuscript restorer says there is an exquisite book in the Armenian Museum in Tehran of which there are only seven similar copies in the world.

Sanandaj becomes Iran’s book capital

Sanandaj, the capital city of Kurdistan Province in western Iran has been selected as the seventh book capital of the country.

Iran short movie wins best foreign film prize at US festival

Iranian short film "A Poetess" has received the Best Foreign Film award from the jury in the California Women’s Film Festival.

Masoud Kimiai paintings exhibit draws droves of visitors

An exhibition displaying the paintings of the famous Iranian director Masoud Kimiai has triggered huge enthusiasm among visitors.

Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ makes Oscars international shortlist

Iran’s “A Hero”, Japan’s “Drive My Car”, Norway’s “The Worst Person in the World” and Italy’s “The Hand of God” are among the 15 films that will advance to the next round of voting in the Oscars Best International Feature Film race, the Academy has announced.

Corona, inflation take center stage at media on Yalda Night

Iranians are celebrating Yalda, the last night of autumn, and the longest night of the year. Here are the titles of some articles about Yalda Night in Iranian newspapers.

Iran Calligraphy Heritage in Malek Musuem

The 16th session of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Paris has recognized the “National Program to Safeguard Traditional Art of Calligraphy in Iran” as an intangible heritage.

Iran’s ‘Cinema Verite’ underway in Tehran

The 15th edition of the Iran International Documentary Film Festival “Cinema Verite" is underway in the capital Tehran.

Iran’s ‘A Hero’ nominated for Golden Globe

Nominations for the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Monday, and Asghar Farhadi’s acclaimed film ‘A Hero’ is among the five nominees in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language category.

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