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Movie Stars Gather in Tehran to Raise Fund for Flood Victims

A group of movie stars and filmmakers recently gathered in a movie theatre in central Tehran to raise funds for the victims of the recent floods across the country, joining other Iranians from all walks of life who have donated over $7.5 million to the Iranian Red Crescent Society so far.

Veteran Iranian Actor Laid to Rest after Massive Funeral

Iran has bid farewell to Jamshid Mashayekhi, one of its most renowned movie stars who died on April 03 at the age of 85.

Iran’s ‘Got Talent’ Show Turning into Household Name

A new talent show called “New Age”, which some believe is an Iranian version of the famous “Got Talent” show, has gained amazingly in popularity just a couple of weeks after its first episode went on air.

Fajr Film Festival: Iranian Woman’s Film Wins 7 Awards

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.

2019 Edition of Fajr Film Festival Opens in Tehran

The 37th edition of Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most famous cinematic event, has been inaugurated in the capital Tehran Tuesday night.

Poland Film Week in Tehran Called Off in Protest at Anti-Iran Meeting

Iran’s top cinema official announced the country would cancel a film week dedicated to Polish films in Tehran in protest against Warsaw’s plan to host an anti-Iran meeting organized by the US.

“Cinema Verite” Documentary Festival Closes in Tehran

The 12th edition of Cinema Vérité, the international documentary film festival of Iran, wrapped up on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by a group of artists and officials.

‘Cinema Great Chance to Give True Image of Women in Iran’

Elena Subirà i Roca, the head of cultural affairs and planning at a documentary film festival in Spain’s Barcelona, says cinema is the best means for letting the world know about the wide range of women’s activities in the Iranian society.

Tehran Hosting “Cinema Verite” Documentary Festival

The 12th edition of Iran International Documentary Film Festival, known as Cinema Verite, is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

Majid Majidi Wins Kerala Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi has received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala in India.

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