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Iran Judiciary provides update on Dariush Mehrjui murder case

The spokesperson for the Iranian Judiciary has provided the latest updates on the murder case of Dariush Mehrjui, Iranian film director, and his wife. The case, which is being handled in Alborz province, has resulted in a preliminary verdict. There are four defendants in this case.

Veteran Iranian actress Zahra Khoshkam passes away

Renowned Iranian actress Zahra Khoshkam, whose acting career spanned over five decades, passed away at the age of 77 on Friday. The cause her death was not publicized.

French-German network Arte acquires, dubs Iranian series “Actor”

Arte, the French-German cultural television network, has recently secured the Iranian series “Actor” for broadcasting.

Iranian actor Davoudnejad laid to rest

Iranian actor Reza Davoudnejad who died of liver failure was buried Saturday in the capital Tehran.

Renowned Iranian actor Reza Davoudnejad dies aged 44 

Famous Iranian actor Reza Davoudnejad has died of liver failure. 

Iranian actress Yekta Nasser alleges domestic abuse, child kidnapping in emotional video

Renowned Iranian actress Yekta Nasser has made shocking allegations in a recent video, revealing a decade-long ordeal of domestic abuse and her struggle to recover from a two-year-old divorce.

Iranian filmmaker Farhadi acquitted of plagiarism accusation

Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has been exonerated in a case that accused him of plagiarizing his latest move A Hero.

Renowned Iranian movie director Asghar Farhadi receives Belgrade Victor Award

The 52nd Belgrade International Film Festival has conferred its Belgrade Victor Award for Outstanding Contribution to Film Art on globally acclaimed Iranian movie director and screenwriter Asghar Farhadi.

Iranian movie “My Favorite Cake” wins FIPRESCI Prize at Berlin Film Festival

The movie “My Favorite Cake” made by Iranian directors Behtash Sana’eeha and Maryam Moqaddam has received the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award at the Berlin Film Festival.

Renowned Iranian actress Pardis Afkari dies, aged 60

Iranian actress Pardis Afkari, born in 1963, bid farewell to the world on Thursday, succumbing to a battle with a rapidly progressing case of liver cancer.

Iranian film ‘Coal’ takes home audience choice award at Clermont intl. short film festival

In a remarkable achievement for Iranian cinema, the film "Coal," directed by Saman Lotfian and produced by Seyyed Maziar Hashemi, clinched the prestigious Audience Choice Award at the 46th Clermont International Short Film Festival in France.

Fajr Film Festival draws to close, screens more movies

More movies were screened on Friday, the ninth day of the 42nd Fajr International Film Festival, the largest cinematic event in Iran. 

Fajr Film Festival moves on full steam

The 42nd Fajr International Film Festival, the largest cinematic event in Iran, is underway in the country. 

Iran’s candidate in Oscars bowed out of cinematic event

The feature-length movie The Night Guardian which was selected to represent Iran for the 2024 Oscars was not included among the shortlisted candidates for the next round of the cinematic ceremony released on Friday.

Renowned Iranian actress Tooran Mehrzad dies aged 93

Veteran Iranian star of stage and screen Tooran Mehrzad has died at the age of 93.

Famous Iranian actress Parvaneh Masoumi laid to rest in Tehran 

A group of people on Wednesday held a funeral ceremony for famous Iranian actress Parvaneh Masoumi in Tehran’s Emamzadeh Aboutaleb cemetery.

Famous Iranian actress Parvenh Masoumi dead at 79 

Famous Iranian theater, cinema and television actress Parvane Masoumi has died of an illness in a hospital in northern Iran.

Famous Iranian actress Bita Farahi dies aged 65

Famous Iranian actress Bita Farahi has died of a heart and renal disease at Dey Hospital in Tehran. Farahi’s family confirmed the news.

Iranian actors, war veterans stand up in solidarity with Palestinians

Tehran Peace Museum and the Iranian House of Artists in a joint statement have condemned the Israeli regime for its brutal carnage of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and have asked for an immediate ceasefire there.

Iranian movie wins Best Male Actor Award at Intl. Tokyo Film Festival

Iranian actor Yasna Mirtahmasb has won the Best Male Actor Award at the 36th Tokyo International Film Festival.

Ex-gardener turns out to be prime murderer of Iranian movie director, Mehrjui and wife

A gardener who used to work at the villa of slain Iranian movie director Dariush Mehrjui has reportedly turned out to be the key murderer.

Murderer of Iranian movie director Dariush Mehrjui nabbed

The murderer of slain Iranian movie director Dariush Mehrjui has been apprehended.

Iranians pay tribute to slain film maker Dariush Mehrjui

Iranian cinema stars on Wednesday joined crowds of mourners for the funeral procession in Tehran of acclaimed film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife, Vahideh Mohammadi Far, who were murdered days ago in Karaj, near the capital Tehran.

Iranian film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife found stabbed to death

Noted Iranian film director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife were stabbed to death in their home near capital Tehran by unknown assailants, state media reported Sunday.

Iranian movie wins Best Short Film Award in South Korea festival

An Iranian movie has won the best short film award at the 2023 Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.

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