The international section of the 33rd Fajr Film Festival has been inaugurated in Tehran.
The film is estimated to carry a cost of $5-6 million. Turkey says it can cover $3-4 million of the project and expects the Iranian side to pick up the rest of the tab.
Ahmad Irandoust, a towering Iranian bodyguard recalls his encounter with Steven Seagal behind the scenes of a movie where he challenged the muscled US actor to a fight.
Melbourne has so far bagged two awards at the Stockholm International Film Festival; it has received critical acclaim at the 71st Venice International Film Festival in Italy.
Motamed-Arya’s prize will go under the hammer and the proceeds will go to a campaign to shelter the homeless.
Rainfall of Roof, an Iranian short film directed by Teymur Qaderi, wins the jurors prize of the Cour Joujours Festival.
Isfahan owes a lot to Zaven Ghokasian; without his efforts, cinema wouldn’t have survived in this Iranian city.
Ali Jannati, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance has called Muhammad the Messenger of God as the best Iranian movie after the revolution, saying it is perfect in terms of theme, content and technical issues.
The movie director said the main aim behind his grand cinematic project is to denounce extremist moves by those who resort to violence in the name of Islam.
Social Learning Theory is a short film which takes a look at the negative and traumatic effects that watching public executions could possibly have on children.
Muhammad, which will premiere at the 2015 Fajr Festival, is a cultural symbol of Muslim unity.
Seminary students lead a simple and unassuming life. Unfortunately, the younger generation only knows clerics through TV.
Abbas Kiarostami, a famed Iranian filmmaker, is told by those fighting on battlefields about what happened during the Iraq-Iran war which touched the lives of so many people.
Merila Zarei has won the Best Actress Award at the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards for her role in the Iranian war drama ‘Track 143’ directed by female filmmaker Narges Abyar.
Cinéma Vérité, an Iranian international festival for documentary films, is intended to express the relationship between reality and truth.