The latest news and views about the Iranian cinema
Iranian movie Leila’s Brothers has won an Honorable Mention from the Munich International Film Festival, where Broker by Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda won the prize for the best foreign film.
Just a few days after the banning of Iranian movie Leila’s Brothers, which received an accolade at the Cannes Film Festival, a play produced by Navid Mohammadzadeh, the movie’s actor, has been stopped from being performed.
Iranian director Saeed Roustaei who is in Munich for a screening of his Leila’s Brothers feature film says his film shows how Iranian people...
Iranian actress, director, and screenwriter Niki Karimi has been named as the jury member of the International Narrative Feature Competition section at the 2022 Tribeca Festival.
The head of Iran’s Cinema Organization has strongly criticized Iranian filmmakers for their silence toward the US’s oppressive sanctions against the country at the Cannes Film Festival.
Just hours before Cannes Palme d’Or prize announcement, the Iranian movie “Leila’s Brothers” won the Fipresci prize for best film in Cannes main competition.
The 75th edition of Cannes Film Festival will host several Iranian film-makers and actors and actresses this year.
The director of the Iranian movie “Just 6.5” will attend the Cannes Film festival’s competition section with his new film “Leyla’s Brothers”.
The director of the Iranian documentary “Win-win and Lose-lose” has said a court in the country has accepted her evidence to prove plagiarism by Iscar-winner Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.
On the ninth day of the International Fajr Film Festival, the movies "The Town" directed by Ali Hazrati and "2888" directed by Keyvan Alimohammadi and Ali Akbar Heydari were screened at the house of the festival, but both films failed to satisfy the critics.
Two time Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi, an Iranian director, is prepared to enjoy awards season this time around if his shortlisted film "A Hero" makes it to the final five when the Oscar nominations are announced next week.
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.
Famous Iranian filmmaker Behrouza Afkhami has announced retirement from cinema directorship.
Iranian drama “A Hero”, directed by Asghar Farhadi, has been longlisted in the international feature film category in the 75th British Academy Film Awards.
Well-known Iranian actress Leila Hatami was named as the president jury of the 28th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas.
The movie “Drive My Car”, directed by Japanese filmmaker Ryusuke Hamaguchi, won the Golden Globe for best non-English language film. “A Hero” directed by Asghar Farhadi was among the five nominees in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language category.
Iranian actor Payman Maadi has been selected as one of the jury members in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the US. The film festival will take place in hybrid format from Jan. 20 to 30.