Sunday, January 29, 2023


Green Film Fest to promote environment protection: Ebtekar

One of the most important environmental activities this year will be organizing and holding the Green Film Festival, says head of Iran's Department of Environment.

Iranian movies to go on screen at UCLA event

13 documentary, animated and feature movies of Iranian cinema will be showcased at UCLA Film Festival.

34th FIFF to host acclaimed directors from Russia, Hong Kong

Famous Hong Kong director Andrew Lau and Russian director Alexander Sokurov will attend the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, which will kick off in Tehran on April 20.

34th FIFF adds 7 more Iranian films to be screened for intl. guests

The secretariat of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival has announced the second line-up of Iranian films to be screened for non-Iranian guests.

Tehran to host festival of silent films

Tehran will be playing host to its first festival of silent films, which is scheduled to be held from April 30 to May 7.

“Starless Dreams”, “Sonita” win awards at Full Frame festival

Iranian films “Starless Dreams” and “Sonita” won awards at the 19th Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., the organizers announced on Sunday.

Iranian films line up for Indian festival

A lineup of Iranian shorts and feature-length movies is competing in the 8th CMS Children’s International Film Festival, which opened its doors to the public in Lucknow, India on April 7.

Swedish festival spotlights female filmmakers from Iran

A lineup of five films by Iranian directors went on screen at the 10th International Female Film Festival Malmo, which wrapped up yesterday in the Swedish city.

Rio center to hold Abbas Kiarostami retrospective

A retrospective of works by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami will be held at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro from April 13 until May 9, the Rio Times reported on Friday.

34th FIFF announces screening programs in two categories

The 34th edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has announced the screening programs in the category of Cinema Salvation (International Competition) and Eastern Panorama Section (Asia and Islamic countries).

‘The Songs of My Land’ wins Russian Jury Prize

International Orthodox Film Festival granted three awards to the Iranian anti-terrorist movie 'The Songs of My Land'.

Iranian film festival kicks off in Belgrade

The 15th edition of Belgrade's Iranian Film Festival is currently underway at Belgrade’s Jugoslovenska Kinoteka, slated to grant special medal of the Museum of the Yugoslav Film Archive to the Iranian actress Negar Javaherian.

Fish and Cat – Chicago’s Critics Choice, 2015

Fish and Cat, directed by Shahram Mokri, was screened in different US states in 2015, in film screening sessions with the collaboration of the...

No one benefits from war

In Aug. 8, 1998, the news broke out of death of 8 Iranian diplomats. Few days later, death of two more diplomats and a...

Young Iranian director to judge US event

Young Iranian animation director Mona Abdollah-Shahi has been selected as one of the jurors of the Northwest Animation Festival in the US.

African- American stars boycott Oscar in protest against racial discrimination

Following the publication of list of the Oscar Award nominees, a number of African –American stars boycotted the academy Award attendance to express their dissatisfaction for absence of diversity of nominees.

Praguians give standing ovation to ‘Risk of Acid Rain’

Behtash Sanaiha’s ‘Risk of Acid Rain’ has won the audience award during its participation in Prague Film Festival.

6 Iranian films vying in 14th Pune Intl. filmfest.

Six Iranian films are participating in the 14th edition of Pune International Film Festival (PIFF), India, from 14-21 Jan, 2016.

Majidi’s ‘Muhammad’ to represent Iran at the Oscars

The movie is aimed at removing the violent image of Islam created by terrorist groups, Majid Majidi said.

Muhammad, in the eyes of two world-famous cinema figures

Majid Majidi’s movie on the life of the Prophet Muhammad has been acclaimed by cinematic and non-cinematic figures.

Director of The Godfather praises Muhammad, the Messenger of God

Muhammad, the Messenger of God has been given a warm welcome at home and abroad, with the creator of The Godfather hailing the movie on the life of the Muslim prophet.

Film director arrested in all-star match (PHOTO)

An Iranian director who was protesting against the screening of a movie in theaters where his film was to be screened was arrested and later released during a charity match between Iran’s stars and those of the world.

Islam religion of peace, friendship: Majidi

Iranian director Majid Majidi has said that Muhammad aims to correct misconceptions about Islam in the world.

New Movie Mocks Anti-Iran Films

Several other infamous individuals including Netanyahu, Ariel Sharon and Osama bin Laden are also depicted in the film.

Shanghai filmfest awards ‘13’ by Iran’s Houman Seyyedi

Seyyedi’s drama received the Best Cinematography and Best Film awards of the prestigious event’s Asian New Talent category.

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