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London Mayor, US State Dept. Congratulate Farhadi on Oscar

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, and the US Department of State, in separate messages, congratulated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi on winning his second Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Iran’s ‘The Salesman’ Receives Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

The Salesman, the latest film by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, won Iran the 2017 Academy Award for best foreign-language film.

‘The Salesman’ Deserves Academy Award: Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi, the renowned Iranian filmmaker and a member of the Academy, says Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” deserves to be awarded an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film regardless of who calls the shots in the US political arena.

“My Hat Is Off to Asghar Farhadi for Standing by His Principles”

Two prominent Iranian Americans Dr. Firouz Naderi and engineer Anousheh Ansari say they are honoured to represent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” at the upcoming Oscars ceremony.

Iranian Filmmaker Addresses Anti-Trump Demonstrators in Beverly Hills

Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian filmmaker who has boycotted this year’s Oscars ceremony in protest at Trump’s visa ban, spoke via video message to the crowd gathered in Beverly Hills to voice their outrage over the US President’s policies.

First Female Space Tourist, NASA Executive to Represent Iran at Oscars

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has chosen two prominent Iranian Americans, engineer Anousheh Ansari, known as the first female space tourist, and Dr. Firouz Naderi, the former director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA, to represent his film “The Salesman” at the upcoming Oscars ceremony.

10,000 Expected to Attend Open-Air Screening of Iranian Film in London

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s latest drama ‘The Salesman’ will be screened hours before the Academy Awards ceremony for thousands of people in central London in a move organised by London mayor as a protest against US President’s visa ban, which prompted Farhadi to boycott the Oscars.

Iranian Filmmaker’s Empty Seat at Oscars Annual Luncheon

The absence of Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, who boycotted the Oscars for Trump’s visa ban, was the focus of attention at the Academy Award’s annual luncheon.

Trump’s Actions Reminiscent of Hitler: Palme d’Or Winner

Shahab Hosseini, the leading actor of Asghar Farhadi’s latest film “The Salesman”, compared US President Trump with Hitler, and also recommended that Hollywood directors make a film about Nimrod, the ancient King who claimed to be the Lord, but was killed by a mosquito.

Iranian Filmmaker Boycotts Academy Awards after Trump’s Visa Ban

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, whose latest drama “The Salesman” is nominated for an Academy Award for best Foreign Language film, said on Sunday that he would not attend the Oscars ceremony next month even if he were granted an exception to US President Trump’s visa ban that bars Iranian citizens from entering the US.

Academy Raps Trump’s “Troubling” Ban that May Bar Iranian Filmmaker from Attending Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in a statement condemned the visa ban introduced by US President Donald Trump, which may prevent Oscar-nominated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and his cast and crew from attending the 89th Academy Awards.

Iranian Actress Vows to Boycott Academy Awards over Trump’s Visa Ban

Taraneh Alidoosti, the leading actress in Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman,” which has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Oscar this year, vowed on Thursday to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony to protest US President Trump’s temporary ban on visas to citizens from seven countries, including Iran.

I Wish I Could Learn of My Film’s Oscar Nomination in a Better Time: Farhadi

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi says he wished he could hear the news of his film’s nomination in the 2017 Academy Awards in a time not filled with the sorrow of Plasco tragedy.

Iran’s Submission ‘The Salesman’ Receives Oscar Nomination

‘The Salesman’, the latest film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, has been nominated as Best Foreign Language Film for the 2017 Academy Awards.

Arthur Miller’s Daughter Calls Asghar Farhadi “Master of Suspense”

The daughter of famous American playwright Arthur Miller whose play ‘Death of a Salesman’ was adapted by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi for his latest film, has called the Oscar-winning Iranian director the “master of suspense”.

Iran’s Submission to Academy Awards among 9 Shortlisted Films

Asghar Farhadi’s latest film ‘The Salesman’, which is Iran’s official submission to Academy Awards, has been selected as one of the final nine nominees for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Oscars.

Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ Nominated for Golden Globe Awards

‘The Salesman’, the latest film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, has been nominated as Best Foreign Language Film for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards.

National Board of Review Selects “The Salesman” as Best Foreign Language Film

“The Salesman”, the latest film made by Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, has been named best foreign language film of the year by the National Board of Review.

Iran Picks Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ for 2017 Academy Awards

Iran has nominated The Salesman, a film by Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, as the country’s entry for Best Foreign Language film for 2017 Academy Awards.

Farhadi’s “The Salesman” Receives Best Film Award at Munich Festival

Iranian drama ‘The Salesman’, made by the Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi, bagged the top prize at the 34th edition of Munich Film Festival in Germany.

From Asghar Farhadi’s Tie Knot to Alidousti and Hosseini’s Outfit in Cannes Festival

Earlier this week, a press conference was held for Asghar Farhadi’s latest film The Salesman. Interestingly, one of the top stories discussed in the presser was the way the film’s crew, particularly the actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti, and Farhadi himself, dressed in the Cannes Film Festival.

Asghar Farhadi Honoured by Iran’s House of Cinema

Iran’s House of Cinema organized a ceremony on Tuesday evening, May 31, to celebrate the global accolades won by Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman, honouring the acclaimed director as well as the movie’s cast and crew.

Saudi Arabia Worried by Iranian Success at Cannes 2016

A Saudi newspaper recently expressed its concerns over the success of Iranian cinema in prestigious film festivals, seeing Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini as being “more dangerous than” IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani.

Farhadi’s ‘Salesman’ Team Warmly Welcomed in Tehran

The cast and crew of Asghar Farhadi’s acclaimed The Salesman, which won two awards at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, arrived in Tehran early...

Gov’t Spokesman Congratulates Farhadi and Hosseini on Cannes Awards

Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Mohammad Baqer Nobakht referred to the recent awards given to Iranian artists in Cannes Film Festival as a source of pride for the Iranian nation, and extended his congratulations on the international success.

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