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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.

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.

‘Cinema Great Chance to Give True Image of Women in Iran’

Elena Subirà i Roca, the head of cultural affairs and planning at a documentary film festival in Spain’s Barcelona, says cinema is the best means for letting the world know about the wide range of women’s activities in the Iranian society.

Tehran Hosting “Cinema Verite” Documentary Festival

The 12th edition of Iran International Documentary Film Festival, known as Cinema Verite, is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

Majid Majidi Wins Kerala Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi has received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala in India.

Superstar Hosting Iranian Version of ‘Millionaire’ Game Show

It’s been a while since popular Iranian actor, singer and model Mohammad-Reza Golzar has joined Iran’s state TV to host a prime-time TV show called “Be the Winner”, which is a new version of the British game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”.
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Iran Urged to Waive Requirement for Film-Making Licence

A host of Iranian film-makers have urged authorities to waive the requirement for obtaining a licence for producing their movies.

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