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Acclaimed American writer and filmmaker Oliver Stone, in a workshop in Tehran, has hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a ‘great politician’, rapping Western media for offering a negative picture of him based on biased ideologies.
Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance says at least 100 movie theatres were opened across Iran last year and the government plans to establish the same number of cinemas by the end of the current Iranian calendar year.
The latest work by Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been selected as one of the competitors in the main competition of this year’s Cannes Film Festival despite the fact that he is officially banned by the Judiciary from filmmaking.
The 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival opened last night as the country celebrated the 120th anniversary of the Iranian Cinema.
A new space has been created at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, to be held in Tehran April 19-27, bringing together some of the best contemporary movies from Georgia’s fast growing and dynamic cinema.
The third annual festival of Iranian films has been opened to cinemagoers in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo since the beginning of this week.
The “Iranian Film Days”, which was opened in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan Republic, on Friday February 23, has been warmly received by enthusiastic Azeri audiences.