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Photo: 36th Fajr Film Festival winners honored

Photo: 36th Fajr Film Festival winners honored

The annual Fajr Film Festival (FFF) came to an end on Sunday at Tehran’s Milad Tower after presenting awards to the best of cinematic productions in the past year. The event was attended by Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, Culture Minister Abbas Salehi, Director of the 36th Fajr Film Festival Ebrahim Darougheh-Zadeh and Director…

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Iranian film festival in Warsaw

Iranian film festival in Warsaw

An Iranian film festival opening on Tuesday is underway at Luna Cinema in the Polish capital of Warsaw. Ten movies have been selected by Iran’s Farabi Cinema Foundation for the festival, which will run until December 10, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Thursday. “Tragedy” by Azita Moguie, “Crazy Castle” by Abolhassan Davudi, “A…

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Iran’s ‘Life and a Day’ movie to hit Portland Film Fest.

Iran’s ‘Life and a Day’ movie to hit Portland Film Fest.

Iranian film ‘Life and a Day’, directed by Saeed Roostaee, will be screened at the New Directors section of the 40th Portland International Film Festival. The film chronicles the story of a family preparing for a wedding ceremony, but the situation gets complicated and tough as a result of some incidents, ISNA wrote. The bitter…

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The 35th Fajr Film Festival started in Tehran

The 35th Fajr Film Festival started in Tehran

The 35th Fajr Film Festival opened in a ceremony attended by Iran’s Culture Minister Reza Salehi-Amiri at Tehran’s Milad Tower on Saturday. Addressing the gathering, Head of Cinema Organization and Deputy Culture Minister Hojatollah Ayoubi appreciated Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti who boycotted this year’s Oscar Academy Awards ceremony in a show of protest against US…

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Photo: Salaam Mumbai movie goes on screen in support of Narges Kalbasi

Photo: Salaam Mumbai movie goes on screen in support of Narges Kalbasi

‘Salaam Mumbai’, Iranian–Indian drama directed by Ghorban Mohammadpour, went on screen on Wednesday in support of Narges Kalbasi Ashtari, the Iranian-British benevolent woman sentenced to one year prison for a crime she didn’t commit. The ‘Salaam Mumbai’ movie up now sold over 6B Iranian Rial (1.6m USD) in just 20 days.   Narges Kalbasi Ashtari…

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Photo: “Avantage” wins three awards at 10th Iran Cinema Verite festival

Photo: “Avantage” wins three awards at 10th Iran Cinema Verite festival

Filmmaker Saeid Kart has received three awards including the best director award for his “Avantage” in the national competition section of the 10th Cinema Verite, Iran’s major international festival for documentary cinema. “Avantage” also brought the best music award for Saba Nedai and the best sound award for Arash Qasemi, the organizers have announced. Winners…

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Photo: Tehran Intl. Short Film Festival

Photo: Tehran Intl. Short Film Festival

The 33rd Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) is underway in Charsu Sineplex. Charsou Cineplex is currently hosting the 33rd Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) from 8-14 November, 2016. The festival director is Farid Farkhondehkish and the poster features the late Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami. Jury members for the international section include Khosro Sinai…

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