Just a few days after the banning of Iranian movie Leila’s Brothers, which received an accolade at the Cannes Film Festival, a play produced by Navid Mohammadzadeh, the movie’s actor, has been stopped from being performed.
Iranian director Saeed Roustaei who is in Munich for a screening of his Leila’s Brothers feature film says his film shows how Iranian people...
A large crowd of protesters gathered in southern Iranian city of Ahwaz on Thursday night to slam a movie that has been accused of insulting the eighth Shia Muslim imam, echoing earlier protests in the country that slammed the movie as a plot hatched by the enemies of Islam.
Iranian actress, director, and screenwriter Niki Karimi has been named as the jury member of the International Narrative Feature Competition section at the 2022 Tribeca Festival.
The head of Iran’s Cinema Organization has strongly criticized Iranian filmmakers for their silence toward the US’s oppressive sanctions against the country at the Cannes Film Festival.
Just hours before Cannes Palme d’Or prize announcement, the Iranian movie “Leila’s Brothers” won the Fipresci prize for best film in Cannes main competition.
The 75th edition of Cannes Film Festival will host several Iranian film-makers and actors and actresses this year.
Renowned Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has joined the jury of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
The director of the Iranian movie “Just 6.5” will attend the Cannes Film festival’s competition section with his new film “Leyla’s Brothers”.
The French producer of Iranian award-winning “A Hero” – originally Ghahraman in Persian -- has issued a statement on the lawsuit of plagiarism against its writer and director Asghar Farhadi.
The director of the Iranian documentary “Win-win and Lose-lose” has said a court in the country has accepted her evidence to prove plagiarism by Iscar-winner Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.
Iranian female filmmakers and actresses have issued a statement to condemn what they have called violence against women in the country’s cinema.
Veteran Iranian radio and television presenter and announcer Alireza Ghaffari has died of a heart attack.
Iranian actor Hamid Farrokhnezhad has returned an award he was granted at a 2005 film event in Moscow for his role in an anti-war movie to protest Russia’s military campaign against Ukraine.
The closing ceremony of the 40th Fajr Film Festival was held in the presence of the filmmakers contesting the competition on Friday night in Milad Tower in Tehran. The films of “Mehdi’s Position”, “The Last Snow” and “The Grassland” won the main awards of this period.
According to the Fajr Film Festival Public Relations’ Information Center, the jury of the 40th event, after reviewing 22 films, announced their nominations in various fields on the evening of February 10 and “Mehdi's Position” was nominated for most of the awards.
Day 10 of the International Fajr Film Fetival saw the screening of Zed – Against – directed by Amir Abbas Rabiei, which recounts a key moment in the early days of the Islamic revolution in Iran, and Khaen Koshi – Killing a Traitor - director by renowned Iranian film maker Masoud Kimiai, but even they failed to appease critics and heat up the festival.
On the ninth day of the International Fajr Film Festival, the movies "The Town" directed by Ali Hazrati and "2888" directed by Keyvan Alimohammadi and Ali Akbar Heydari were screened at the house of the festival, but both films failed to satisfy the critics.
On the eighth day of the Fajr Film Festival, "Without Roya", directed by Arian Vazir Daftari and "Without a Prior Appointment", directed by Behrouz Shoaibi were screened at the festival’s house. But neither of the two young filmmakers was able to win the approval of a majority of critics.
On the seventh day of the Fajr Film Festival, the films "The Night Guard" directed by "Reza Mirkarimi" and "Mahdi's Position" directed by "Hadi Hejazifar" were screened in Tehran’s Milad Tower.