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Iranian actor chosen as head of jury in US film festival

Iranian cinema and theater actor Hamid Farkhonejad has been selected as the head of the jury of the 20th International Brightlight Film Festival in the United States.

Iranian movie “Orca” wins audience awards at Qatar festival

“Orca”, the story of an Iranian swimmer who earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, has won the audience award at the Ajyal Film Festival in Qatar.

Asghar Farhadi wins Asia-Pacific Best Director Award for “A Hero”

Famous Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has won the Best Director Award at the Asia-Pacific Film Festival in 2021 for his film "A Hero".

Iranian Film Festival underway in France

The Iranian Film Festival in France starts at the Elysee movie theater of Chantilly in the presence of the city’s mayor.

Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ Picked to Represent Iranian Cinema in 2022 Oscars

The Iranian jury in charge of submissions for the Academy Awards has picked Ghahreman (A Hero), directed by Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, to represent the Iranian cinema in the 2022 Oscars.

Iranian actor Ezzatollah Mehravaran dies

Iranian television and cinema actor, director and dramatist Ezzatollah Mehravaran has passed away at the age of 72.

Vishka Asayesh Wins Best Actress at US Winter Film Awards for “The Badger”

Iranian feature film, The Badger, directed by Kazem Mollaie and produced by Sina Saeedian, has won the IndeiPix (best independent film) and best actress awards at the 10th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival in the US.

Iranian artist Fatali Oveisi dies

Renowned Iranian television and cinema actor and director Fatali Oveisi has died at a hospital in Tehran. Oveisi went into a coma due to a massive stroke on September 30. He was 76 when he died.

Prominent Iranian Actor Dies of COVID-19, laid to rest

A funeral ceremony has been held for Veteran Iranian star of screen Siamak Atlasi at Behesht-Zahra cemetery in the capital, Tehran.

Iranian drama “Zalava” wins grand prize at Venice Intl. Film Critics’ Week

“Zalava”, a drama by Iranian director Arsalan Amiri, has won the grand prize at Venice’s International Film Critics’ Week.

Oscar-winner Farhadi’s film to be Screened in Miami Festival

Iranian film “A Hero” directed by two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, will be screened at a special section of the Miami International Film Festival in the United States.

Iranian Film Restored by Scorsese’s Foundation with Funding by George Lucas

The Iranian masterpiece “Chess of the Wind” has been revived thanks to the efforts of Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation and with funding by Star Wars director George Lucas.

Iranian Drama ‘6.5 Per Metre’ Named France’s Fourth Best-Selling Film

Over the past week, 40,000 French moviegoers have watched the Iranian award-winning movie “Metri Shesh-o Nim” (6.5 Per Metre), which rolled out in 265 theaters in France on August 9.

World-Famous Iranian Stuntman Dies after Movie Scence Accident

Renowned Iranian stuntman Arsha Aghdasi has died of the injuries he sustained in an accident at the scene of a film being shot in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

A Review of Iranian Films Acclaimed at Cannes Festival

Asghar Farhadi's new film "A Hero" which won the Grand Prize of the 74th Cannes International Film Festival was not the first Iranian film to be praised at the prestigious festival.

Asghar Farhadi Wins Grand Prix of Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival awarded its Grand Prix to prominent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi for his latest drama "A Hero" in its 74th edition.

Farhadi’s Latest Drama Receives 5-Minute Standing Ovation in Cannes Festival

Asghar Farhadi's latest feature film “A Hero” was warmly received with a five-minute standing applause in its world premiere in the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2021.

Asghar Farhadi’s Latest Feature to Be Screened in Cannes

The official website of the Cannes Film Festival has unveiled the latest poster of Asghar Farhadi’s film named “Hero” ahead of the 74th edition of the prestigious cinematic event.

Shanghai Film Festival Best Actor: I Didn’t Even Dream of an Award

The Iranian winner of the Best Actor Award from Shanghai Film Festival says he didn’t even dream of winning.

Iranian Movie Receives Int’l Award at Zagreb Film Festival

The Iranian documentaries “No Room for Angels” and “The Exodus” have been chosen to be screened at the 8th Iranian Film Festival in Paris.

Iranian Filmmaker Killed, Dismembered by His Father

Iranian filmmaker Babak Khorramdin has been killed and dismembered by his father, according to the head of Tehran’s Criminal Court.

Paris to Host Event Honouring Eminent Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami

The Centre Pompidou, a centre of culture and arts in Paris, is to hold a program to display and review the works of late renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.

Iran in Photos: The Farm Where Anthony Quinn’s ‘Caravans’ Was Filmed

The Haj Hassan Farm is a historical site dating back to the Qajar period, which has been also used as a filming location.

Iran, UNICEF Sign Cooperation Deal

The Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) office in Tehran have signed a cooperation agreement covering issues related to the youth and children, filmmaking and book reading.

Prominent Iranian Actor Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz Dies at 90

Illustrious Iranian actor Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz has passed away at the age of 90 in Tehran.

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