The latest news about deceased Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami
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Head of Iranian House of Cinema has departed for Paris to organize transfer of Kiarostami’s body to his homeland.
Minister of culture and Islamic guidance expressed condolences over demise of great Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami, saying Kiarostami gave a new meaning to cinema.
Internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami has passed away in France where he had been receiving treatment for cancer.
As part of its effort to increase diversity among its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, or The Oscars, issued 683 invitations to new members - from rising stars like Harry Potter’s Emma Watson to internationally recognized directors like Britain’s Ken Loach and Iran’s Abbas Kiarostami.
Eight years ago Kiarostami broke the record for the most expensive photo in the Middle East with a snowy scene. Although he is known to the world for his unique cinema and varied movies, he manages to expose a different side of himself through his photography.
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.
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