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‘Breath’ wins Seattle Fest top award in the US 12 Feb 2019

‘Breath’ wins Seattle Fest top award in the US

Directed by Narges Abyar, the Iranian film ‘Breath’ has garnered one of the most important awards of the Children’s Film Festival Seattle (FFS) in the US. The jury members awarded the Global Zoom Prize to the ‘Breath’ for it promotes intercultural understanding in the best way possible. The story of the film begins in the […]

Iran’s ‘Breath’ fails to make Oscars shortlist 16 Dec 2017

Iran’s ‘Breath’ fails to make Oscars shortlist

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Language Academy Award entry for 2018, Narges Abyar’s Iran-Iraq war drama ‘Breath’, did not make the Academy’s shortlist that was announced on Thursday. The Academy on Thursday announced the nine films that will compete for a nomination for the best foreign-language film Oscar. Iran’s entry, Narges Abyar’s Iran-Iraq war drama ‘Breath’, […]

“Breath” wins awards at Minsk filmfest 11 Nov 2017

“Breath” wins awards at Minsk filmfest

TEHRAN – Iran’s submission to the 2018 Oscars “Breath” won two awards at the 24th Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” in Belarus, including best director and best actress awards, the organizers have announced. Narges Abyar received the Children and Youth Film Competition Special Jury Award for Best Director, and Sareh Nur-Musavi was awarded with the […]

“Breath” producer pleased female filmmaker to represent Iran at Oscars 21 Sep 2017

“Breath” producer pleased female filmmaker to represent Iran at Oscars

TEHRAN – Mohammad-Hossein Qasemi, the producer of Iran’s submission to the 2018 Oscars “Breath”, who is also the husband of the film’s director Narges Abyar, said on Wednesday that he was pleased Iran has sent a movie by a female filmmaker to the 90th Academy Awards. “Women have a greater potential for making a film […]

Anti-war drama “Breath” to represent Iran at Oscars 20 Sep 2017

Anti-war drama “Breath” to represent Iran at Oscars

TEHRAN – The acclaimed anti-war drama “Breath” by director Narges Abyar has been selected as Iran’s submission to the 90th Academy Awards in the best foreign-language film category. A committee of nine cineastes picked the film from a shortlist of 10 films, including “The Midday Event” by Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian, “Malaria” by Parviz Shahbazi and “Subdued” […]

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 […]

“Breath”, “The Salesman” lead nominations at Iran Cinema Celebration 04 Sep 2017

“Breath”, “The Salesman” lead nominations at Iran Cinema Celebration

TEHRAN – Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning film “The Salesman” and Narges Abyar’s anti-war drama “Breath” led the nominations at the 19th Iran Cinema Celebration on Sunday each with ten nods. The films followed by director Hamid Nematollah’s movie “Subdued” with nine nominations are competing in several categories, including best film. Shahab Hosseini, the winner of this […]