In a First, Big-Budget Iranian Film to Premiere on VOD amid COVID-19

In a First, Big-Budget Iranian Film to Premiere on VOD amid COVID-19

Famous Iranian director Ebrahim Hatamikia has decided to premier his long-awaited film “Exodus” through Video-On-Demand system as all cinemas are closed over the spread of coronavirus.

In Letter to Foreign Colleagues, Iranian Artists Urge Action against US Sanctions

A group of Iranian artists engaged in various fields have written a letter to their colleagues in the foreign countries to raise awareness about the urgent need for collective action against the coronavirus epidemic and call for action against the US sanctions that have impeded Iran’s battle with COVID-19.
Iranian Filmmaker Wins Golden Bear at Berlin Film Festival

Iranian Filmmaker Wins Golden Bear at Berlin Film Festival

“There Is No Evil”, the latest film directed by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, has won him the Golden Bear in the main competition section at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival.

China Appreciates Iranian Filmmaker’s Sympathy amid Coronavirus Outbreak

China’s Ambassador to Iran has thanked Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi for his expression of sympathy towards the Chinese nation after the furious spread of the fatal virus in the country.   
Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Five Iranian Films on Screen at Kerala Film Festival

Five Iranian Films on Screen at Kerala Film Festival

An Iranian juror and five movies directed by Iranian filmmakers are participating in the 24th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2019) in India.

Iranian Film Attracts Attention in IDFA 2019

“Sunless Shadows”, a movie directed by Iranian filmmaker Mehrdad Oskouei, has won great acclaim at the 2019 International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA).
Iranian Actress Invites ‘Mary Poppins’ to Come to Iran

Iranian Actress Invites ‘Mary Poppins’ to Come to Iran

Iranian actress Behnoush Tabatabai, who recently appeared in an Iranian theatrical adaptation of musical film "Mary Poppins", has in an Instagram post called on her American counterpart in the movie, Julie Andrews, to come to Iran to watch the play.

Oscars 2020: ‘Last Fiction’ First Iranian Film to Run for Best Animated Feature

Iranian animated movie “The Last Fiction” is among the thirty-two animated features submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature Film category of the 92nd Academy Awards.

Russian Orientalists Praise Impact of Iranian Films on World Cinema

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.