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French official Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne visits Tehran museum 19 Sep 2017

French official Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne visits Tehran museum

TEHRAN – France’s Secretary of State to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne has recently paid a visit to the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA). Ambassador François Sénémaud and several other French diplomats accompanied Lemoyne on the visit, the TMCA announced in a press release on Monday. They also were able […]

“Imagine Peace” honored at Tehran art festival 19 Sep 2017

“Imagine Peace” honored at Tehran art festival

TEHRAN – “Imagine Peace”, a poster by Iranian artist Alireza Danafar has been awarded the Shiva Peace Medal in the poster section of the 5th Art for Peace Festival. The medal was presented to Danafar by veteran graphic designer Qobad Shiva during a ceremony at the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) in Tehran on Sunday. “Imagine […]

‘Alan’ wins Best Kurdish Short Film at Iraqi filmfest 18 Sep 2017

‘Alan’ wins Best Kurdish Short Film at Iraqi filmfest

TEHRAN – Iranian short ‘Alan’ directed by Mostafa Gandomkar won Best Kurdish Short Film Award at the 5th Duhok International Film Festival in Iraq. ‘Alan’ is a 20-minute long Iranian short film in Kurdish language about the displacement of Kurdish, Syrian and Iraqi families by war. The film is the story of a day in […]

“The Servant” named best animation at San Diego horror filmfest 18 Sep 2017

“The Servant” named best animation at San Diego horror filmfest

TEHRAN – “The Servant”, the acclaimed short animation by Iranian director Farnush Abedi, has scored another triumph by winning the award for best animated film at the Horrible Imaginings Film Festival in San Diego, California, the organizers announced. The film is about a servant who becomes a master and a bug becomes his servant. After […]

Iran appraising ten films to pick submission to Oscars 18 Sep 2017

Iran appraising ten films to pick submission to Oscars

TEHRAN – A committee of nine cineastes is evaluating a shortlist of 10 films to select Iran’s submission to the 90th Academy Awards for the best foreign-language film category. Directors Sirus Alvand, Mohammad Bozorgnia, Kamal Tabrizi and Rasul Sadr-Ameli, actor Reza Kianian and musician Majid Entezami are among the members of the committee selected by […]

’21 Days Later’ to vie at Asia Pacific Screen Awards 17 Sep 2017

’21 Days Later’ to vie at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

TEHRAN–’21 Days Later’, a feature film directed by Mohammad Reza Kheradmandan and produced by Soureh Cinema will compete in the 11th edition of Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Australia. ’21 Days Later’ is a melodrama which revolves around the life of a teenager named Morteza who is faced with many challenges on his way to […]

Iran festival secretary satirizes organizations’ reluctance to join in green moves 17 Sep 2017

Iran festival secretary satirizes organizations’ reluctance to join in green moves

TEHRAN – The secretary of the 6th International Green Film Festival, Farhad Tohidi, jazzed up the closing ceremony of the event on Friday evening by his satirical remarks mocking those private and public commercial organizations over their unwillingness to take part in environmental movements. He also chided governmental personalities over their disregard of the festival, […]

Iranian theater troupes to perform in Armenia High Fest 17 Sep 2017

Iranian theater troupes to perform in Armenia High Fest

TEHRAN – Twelve troupes from Iran will be in Yerevan, Armenia during October to attend the 15th High Fest International Performing Arts Festival. Director Reza Rafinasab’s group will perform “Chaos” and Puria Qolipur’s troupe is scheduled to stage “House of War” at the festival, which will be held from October 1 to 10, Albert Beigjani, […]

Taiwanese festival to screen Iran’s “Breath” 17 Sep 2017

Taiwanese festival to screen Iran’s “Breath”

TEHRAN – Iranian director Narges Abyar’s acclaimed anti-war drama “Breath” will go on screen at the 24th Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taipei, Taiwan during October. The film is about four children whose mother had died a few years earlier and their father decides to join the Iranian volunteers on the warfront following Iraq’s […]

Kupal goes to Colombia’s Botoga Filmfest. 16 Sep 2017

Kupal goes to Colombia’s Botoga Filmfest.

TEHRAN – ‘Kupal’, a feature film directed by Kazem Mollaie, will be screened as the only Asian representative in the 34th edition of Bogota International Film Festival in Colombia. Bogota International Film Festival is one of the most renowned competitive festivals in South America, launched in 1984 and held every October in Bogota, the Capital of […]