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Hamedan hosting snowman making festival
On the occasion of the arrival of the Ten-Day Dawn, marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, and the Lunar month of Rajab, with the help of Hamedan Municipality, a snowman making festival was held in the city in western Iran.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Closing ceremony of the 20th Festival of Ritual and Traditional Drama
From among 285 works contesting various sections of Iran’s 20th Festival of Ritual and Traditional Drama, 96 works competed in sections of scene, field, ritual (imitation and Ta'zieh), Iranian dramas, traditional dolls, Iran’s shoots, coffeehouse and international seminar. The event lasted one week and ended on Sunday.
Iran’s Farhadi to receive directing award at Palm Springs Film Fest
Variety will honor two-time Academy Award-winning director Asghar Farhadi at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January as part of the publication’s annual “10 Directors to Watch” and Creative Impact Awards brunch at the Parker Palm Springs.
Handwoven Takab carpets registered by WIPO
Iran says handwoven carpets manufactured in the city of Takab in West Azarbaijan Province have been registered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ to contest in 2022 Oscars
"A Hero", written and directed by renowned Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, will contest in the best international feature film category of the 94th Academy Awards.
Iranian movie ‘The Badger’ wins award at Italy festival
Iranian filmmaker Kazem Mollaei has received the award for best director at the Terni Film Festival in Italy for "The Badger".
Iranian movie “Khonyar’s Children” wins prize at Moscow film festival
The Iranian movie “Khonyar’s Children” has stolen the show at the 41st International Student Festival organized by the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK).
Iranian actor chosen as head of jury in US film festival
Iranian cinema and theater actor Hamid Farkhonejad has been selected as the head of the jury of the 20th International Brightlight Film Festival in the United States.
Iranian film “TiTi” shines at French Nouvelles Images Persanes
“TiTi” directed and produced by Iranian director Ida Panahandeh won the best film in audience viewpoint award of the French Nouvelles Images Persanes film festival.
Iranian movie “Orca” wins audience awards at Qatar festival
“Orca”, the story of an Iranian swimmer who earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, has won the audience award at the Ajyal Film Festival in Qatar.
Prominent Iranian cartoonist Derambakhsh dies at 79
Kambiz Derambakhsh, well-known Iranian cartoonist, died on Saturday afternoon in Tehran after a short illness due to the infection of coronavirus.
“Tally Stick”, a combination of calligraphy and sculpture
An exhibition of Iranian artist Einoddin Sadeghzadeh's works entitled "Tally Stick" is underway in Negar Gallery in Tehran.
Prominent Iranian artist Darroudi dies at 85
Iran Darroudi, well-known Iranian painter, film director, art critic and university professor, died of cardiac arrest at the age of 85 in Tehran on Friday.
Exhibition of Vintage Cars Opens in Tehran
An exhibition of Iran’s classic cars has opened in Tehran, showcasing an invaluable collection of vintage cars of historical importance.
Iranian, Afghan artworks on display in Tehran
The Sateen Exhibition, displaying Iranian and Afghan artists’ works, is underway in Tehran.
Iranian film wins award in Belgrade festival
A film directed by prestigious Iranian filmmaker Marjan Khosravi entitled “Snow Names” has won the award for the best movie in the student sector of the International Festival of Ethnological Film in Belgrade.