Wednesday, June 29, 2022

International Awards

Iranian actress Hatami granted honorary award at France film fest

The Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France has offered an honorary award to award-winning Iranian actress Leila Hatami, the president of its jury, for her carrier.

Iran short movie wins best foreign film prize at US festival

Iranian short film "A Poetess" has received the Best Foreign Film award from the jury in the California Women’s Film Festival.

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 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 Artist Wins Appreciation Plaque of Acclaimed Photography Federation

International Federation of Photographic Art has awarded its plaque of appreciation to the Iranian photographer Mehdi Kazemi Boomeh for his photo, “The Sculpture”.

Mustafa Foundation’s 2021 KANS Science Contest – Call for Entries  

The Mustafa(pbuh) Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) calls on those interested to submit their works to the 2021 KANS Scientific Competition.  

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.

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 Artist Advances to Finals in UNESCO Painting Contests

An Iranian artist has found her way into the final stage of a painting contest held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Sardar Azmoun Named Top Goal Scorer of Russian Football League

Sardar Azmoun, the Iranian striker playing for Zenit Saint Petersburg, has finished the 2019/20 season at the Russian Premiere League as the top goal scorer after scoring against FC Rostov in the season’s last fixture.

Iranian Photographer Nominated for Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020

A series of photos taken by a young Iranian photographer has been shortlisted for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, an international photo contest held by Germany.

Disabled Iranian among World’s 10 Outstanding Young People

A young Iranian suffering from a disability that affects 98 percent of his muscles has been listed by a notable international organization that focuses on youths’ contribution to development as one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World.”

Three Iranian Films in 2020 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield International Documentary Festival (SIDF) is going to screen three Iranian films in its 2020 edition.

Iranian Filmmaker Wins Golden Bear at Berlin Film Festival

“There Is No Evil”, the latest film directed by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, has won him the Golden Bear in the main competition section at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival.

Iran’s Sabre Fencing Team Qualify for 2020 Olympics

Iran men’s fencing team have booked a place at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Khwarizmi International Award Winners Announced

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has presented the developers of 15 top projects with awards at the 33rd edition of Khwarizmi International Festival.

Iranian, Turkish Scientists Win Prestigious Mustafa Prize

The closing ceremony of the third edition of Mustafa Prize was held in Tehran in the presence of Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari.

Iranian Female Painter Wins Award at Harvard Art Gala

Iranian surrealist painter and senior research associate at Harvard University, Sara Ashrafi, has won the first prize at an annual gala held by the Massachusetts General Hospital for the best painting about the Alzheimer’s disease.

Iranian Maestro Kalhor Wins Prestigious Music Award

Internationally-acclaimed Iranian virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor has won the WOMEX 19 Artist Award for “bringing the Persian classical music tradition to the ears of people all over the world.”

Iranian Illustrator Wins Top Award at BIB 2019

A book titled “The Boxer” written and illustrated by Hassan Mousavi has won the first prize at the 27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) 2019 in Slovakia.

Oscars 2020: ‘Last Fiction’ First Iranian Film to Run for Best Animated Feature

Iranian animated movie “The Last Fiction” is among the thirty-two animated features submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature Film category of the 92nd Academy Awards.

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