A group of Russian Orientalist professors, who are in Iran to participate in cultural activities, believe the Iranian cinema has had a huge impact on the world cinema.
Iranian movie "Orange Days", directed by Arash Lahouti, has won the Best Film Award at Pyongyang International Film Festival in North Korea.
The Afghan movie “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha”, directed by Sahra Karimi and championed by Angelina Jolie. is on the list of the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department of Iran’s Kermanshah Province has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sapienza University of Rome to produce a documentary about ten historical monuments in the western Iranian province.
The Finnish Film Week is going to be held in three Iranian cities from September 28 to October 4, with nine feature films and seven short films to go on screens.
15 Iranian short films will compete at the Iran Fest section of 16th International Sedicicorto International Film Festival due to be held in Forli, Italy.
The Iranian film “6.5 per Metre” which is presented to international film events under the title “Just 6.5”, has got a warm reception at the 76th edition of the prestigious Venice Film Festival.
“Finding Farideh”, a documentary film directed by Azadeh Mousavi and Kourosh Atayi, has been selected as the Iranian cinema’s representative and official submission to 2020 Academy Awards after several decision making sessions.
The Iranian documentary “Beloved” by Yasser Talebi has received its fifth reward from international film festivals.
A collection of interviews by famous American film critic Godfrey Cheshire III with late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has been published in the United States in the form of a 188-page book entitled "Conversations with Kiarostami".