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Iranian director Narges Abyar named honorary professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University 29 Sep 2021

Iranian director Narges Abyar named honorary professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University

Iranian director Narges Abyar has been named an honorary professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.

“Patriarch” actor Siamak Atlasi dies from COVID-19 28 Sep 2021

“Patriarch” actor Siamak Atlasi dies from COVID-19

Siamak Atlasi, the actor of the popular 1990s Iranian TV series “The Patriarch”, died from COVID-19 at a Tehran hospital on Sunday. He was at 85.

Embassy of Italy Exhibits Mikhak’s Art Collections 26 Sep 2021

Embassy of Italy Exhibits Mikhak’s Art Collections

On Thursday the Embassy of Italy put on display Akbar Mikhak’s Art Collections during the presentation of the Embassy’s new episode of its video series on fine arts. 

Iranian Film Days feature war dramas for Azerbaijanis 25 Sep 2021

Iranian Film Days feature war dramas for Azerbaijanis

The Iranian Cultural Center in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku is organizing the Iranian Film Days by streaming a number of war dramas on YouTube.

Belgian Iranologist Pierre Lecoq decorated with Mahmud Afshar Award 23 Sep 2021

Belgian Iranologist Pierre Lecoq decorated with Mahmud Afshar Award

Belgian Iranologist Pierre Lecoq has received Iran’s Mahmud Afshar Historical Literary Award.

Iranian puppeteers to build “The House of Bernarda Alba” 22 Sep 2021

Iranian puppeteers to build “The House of Bernarda Alba”

Yase Tamam, an Iranian puppetry group, will perform Garcia Lorca’s 1936 tragedy “The House of Bernarda Alba” at the 26th edition of the World Puppet Theatre Festival in the French city of Charleville-Mézières.

21 Sep 2021

“Lost Whispers in the Distance” explores refugee misery in Europe

In his latest documentary “Lost Whispers in the Distance” Budapest-based Iranian filmmaker Mansur Foruzesh has turned the spotlight on the hard lives of refugees in Europe, particularly those who are Iranians.

Sapporo festival to screen shorts from Iran 20 Sep 2021

Sapporo festival to screen shorts from Iran

Seven movies by Iranian filmmakers will be screened at the 16th Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market.

National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature celebrated in Tabriz 19 Sep 2021

National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature celebrated in Tabriz

Groups of Iranian literati and cultural figures came together during a meeting at Maqbarat ush-Shoara (Cemetery Of Poets) in Tabriz on Friday evening to celebrate the National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature. 

Iranian movies line up for Busan film festival 18 Sep 2021

Iranian movies line up for Busan film festival

Five movies by Iranian filmmakers, including Saghar Farhadi’s acclaimed drama “A Hero”, will be screened at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) as the organizers announced the official lineup last week.