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Iranian Cinema News

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

Two Iranian Animated Movies to Go on Screens in Italy, Russia

Two animated movies by Iranian directors are expected to be screened in two festivals in Italy and Russia.

‘No Date, No Signature’ to Represent Iran at 2019 Academy Awards

A panel in charge of selecting Iran’s official submission to the Oscars has chosen the drama “No Date, No Signature” to represent the country in the Academy Awards’ Best Foreign Language Film section.

“A Look at Chinese Cinema” in Iranian Capital

Iran hosted a three-day event during which a number of Chinese movies were screened as part of a plan to expand the two sides' cooperation in the film industry.

Prominent Iranian Actor Ezzatollah Entezami Dies at 94

Ezzatollah Entezami, one of the most prominent actors of the Iranian cinema and theater, has passed away at the age of 94.

14 Films to Compete in Int’l Section of Children, Youth Festival of Isfahan

The 31st edition of International Film Festival for Children and Youth has announced the names of short fiction films and animations competing in the international section of the event.

Joint Production of “High Voltage” to Boost Iran-Azerbaijan Cultural Ties

Alireza Tabesh, the managing director of Iran’s Farabi Cinema Foundation, says the film ‘High Voltage’ which is being jointly produced by Iran and Azerbaijan Republic can open a new chapter in bilateral ties between the two neighbours.

Culture Minister Due in Azerbaijan to Attend Iran’s Cultural Week

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi is set to attend Iran’s cultural week in Azerbaijan, which is to be held from June 27 to July 1, said the Cultural Attache of the Iranian Embassy in Baku, Asghar Farsi.

President Rouhani Stresses National Unity in Speech Boycotted by “Demagogues”

Iran’s president says a united nation will finally emerge victorious in the face of problems and pressures.

Farhadi Named Jury President of Sarajevo Film Festival

Iran’s Oscar-winning film director Asghar Farhadi has been named jury president of the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Oliver Stone Censures US-Israeli-Saudi Efforts to “Wreck” Iran

The renowned US director Oliver Stone has criticised the US foreign policy in the Middle East, lamenting that the county has joined hands with Israel and Saudi Arabia to harm Iran.

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