Iran's Fajr International Film Festival - The latest news and views about the international Fajr festivals, which are annually held in Iran on various fields including film, music, theatre, poetry, clothing, and conceptual arts
Two musical pieces composed by famous conductor Loris Tjeknavorian and Behzad Abdi were recently performed to commemorate the victims of the January downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane..
Street theatre is one of the most popular parts of Fajr International Festival, which is held in Tehran every February.
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As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) was concluded at Vahdat Hall in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Thursday with the winners being announced during the closing ceremony.
The Senegalese-Lebanese juror of the 37th International Fajr Film Festival says the atmosphere of the event shows we are dealing with a festival that is “genuine” and does its job well.
Italian director, screenwriter and actor Italo Spinelli believes that the focus of cinema is moving from the West to the East, and Iran’s Fajr International Film Festival is the best place to watch Oriental movies.
American film critic Deborah Young says the new generation of Iranian filmmakers are more adventurous than the previous ones, and make more unusual films.
A number of renowned cinema professionals, including American screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Joseph Schrader, are going to attend the 37th International Fajr Festival in Tehran despite the discouraging impact of Trump’s sanctions.
The 11th edition of Fajr Visual Arts Festival is underway in Iran showcasing 82 illustrations and 74 caricatures and cartoons by 61 artists from across the country.
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.
The 37th edition of Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most famous cinematic event, has been inaugurated in the capital Tehran Tuesday night.
The 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival opened last night as the country celebrated the 120th anniversary of the Iranian Cinema.
A new space has been created at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, to be held in Tehran April 19-27, bringing together some of the best contemporary movies from Georgia’s fast growing and dynamic cinema.
The 36th edition of Fajr International Theatre Festival, the most important theatre event in Iran, is underway in Tehran in various fields, including street performances.
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