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Iranian drama “Zalava” wins grand prize at Venice Intl. Film Critics’ Week

“Zalava”, a drama by Iranian director Arsalan Amiri, has won the grand prize at Venice’s International Film Critics’ Week.

Oscar-winner Farhadi’s film to be Screened in Miami Festival

Iranian film “A Hero” directed by two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, will be screened at a special section of the Miami International Film Festival in the United States.

Iranian Film Restored by Scorsese’s Foundation with Funding by George Lucas

The Iranian masterpiece “Chess of the Wind” has been revived thanks to the efforts of Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation and with funding by Star Wars director George Lucas.

Iranian Drama ‘6.5 Per Metre’ Named France’s Fourth Best-Selling Film

Over the past week, 40,000 French moviegoers have watched the Iranian award-winning movie “Metri Shesh-o Nim” (6.5 Per Metre), which rolled out in 265 theaters in France on August 9.

World-Famous Iranian Stuntman Dies after Movie Scence Accident

Renowned Iranian stuntman Arsha Aghdasi has died of the injuries he sustained in an accident at the scene of a film being shot in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

A Review of Iranian Films Acclaimed at Cannes Festival

Asghar Farhadi's new film "A Hero" which won the Grand Prize of the 74th Cannes International Film Festival was not the first Iranian film to be praised at the prestigious festival.

Asghar Farhadi Wins Grand Prix of Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival awarded its Grand Prix to prominent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi for his latest drama "A Hero" in its 74th edition.

Farhadi’s Latest Drama Receives 5-Minute Standing Ovation in Cannes Festival

Asghar Farhadi's latest feature film “A Hero” was warmly received with a five-minute standing applause in its world premiere in the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2021.

Asghar Farhadi’s Latest Feature to Be Screened in Cannes

The official website of the Cannes Film Festival has unveiled the latest poster of Asghar Farhadi’s film named “Hero” ahead of the 74th edition of the prestigious cinematic event.

Shanghai Film Festival Best Actor: I Didn’t Even Dream of an Award

The Iranian winner of the Best Actor Award from Shanghai Film Festival says he didn’t even dream of winning.