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The performing arts are well-represented in Iran, with many famous filmmakers and actors. The latest news, gossip and reports can be accessed here.

Fajr Festival Great Chance to Watch Oriental Films: Italian Director

Italian director, screenwriter and actor Italo Spinelli believes that the focus of cinema is moving from the West to the East, and Iran’s Fajr International Film Festival is the best place to watch Oriental movies.

New Iranian Directors Make Unusual Films: American Critic

American film critic Deborah Young says the new generation of Iranian filmmakers are more adventurous than the previous ones, and make more unusual films.

Big Names to Attend Iranian Film Festival despite US Bans

A number of renowned cinema professionals, including American screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Joseph Schrader, are going to attend the 37th International Fajr Festival in Tehran despite the discouraging impact of Trump’s sanctions.

‘Are You Volleyball?!’ Most Acclaimed Short Film of Iran

The Iranian short film “Are You Volleyball?!” has turned into the most acclaimed short film of the country after winning its latest award at Ascona Festival of Switzerland.

Movie Stars Gather in Tehran to Raise Fund for Flood Victims

A group of movie stars and filmmakers recently gathered in a movie theatre in central Tehran to raise funds for the victims of the recent floods across the country, joining other Iranians from all walks of life who have donated over $7.5 million to the Iranian Red Crescent Society so far.

Veteran Iranian Actor Laid to Rest after Massive Funeral

Iran has bid farewell to Jamshid Mashayekhi, one of its most renowned movie stars who died on April 03 at the age of 85.

Fajr Film Festival: Iranian Woman’s Film Wins 7 Awards

The 37th Fajr Film Festival of Iran announced its winners on Monday, with Narges Abyar’s “The Night Moon Was Full” winning seven awards including for best motion picture.

2019 Edition of Fajr Film Festival Opens in Tehran

The 37th edition of Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most famous cinematic event, has been inaugurated in the capital Tehran Tuesday night.

Poland Film Week in Tehran Called Off in Protest at Anti-Iran Meeting

Iran’s top cinema official announced the country would cancel a film week dedicated to Polish films in Tehran in protest against Warsaw’s plan to host an anti-Iran meeting organized by the US.

“Cinema Verite” Documentary Festival Closes in Tehran

The 12th edition of Cinema Vérité, the international documentary film festival of Iran, wrapped up on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by a group of artists and officials.

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