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Football fans in Tehran to enjoy 2018 FIFA World Cup games live on silver screen 17 May 2018

Football fans in Tehran to enjoy 2018 FIFA World Cup games live on silver screen

TEHRAN – Several movie theaters across Tehran are planning to screen the 2018 FIFA World Cup games live for football fans, a spokesman for the Screening Council has said. “Those theaters that are willing to screen the games need to apply to the council,” Gholamreza Faraji noted. “We believe the plan will increase the number […]

Actor Ali Nasirian picked as president of Iran Cinema Celebration 16 May 2018

Actor Ali Nasirian picked as president of Iran Cinema Celebration

TEHRAN – Actor Ali Nasirian has been selected as the president of 20th edition of the Iran Cinema Celebration, the organizers announced on Tuesday. The appointment was decided during the Monday meeting of the Board of Trustees of the celebration, which is annually organized by the Iranian House of Cinema. The 20th Iran Cinema Celebration […]

UCLA celebrating Iranian cinema with Beyzaie’s masterpiece 13 May 2018

UCLA celebrating Iranian cinema with Beyzaie’s masterpiece

 UCLA Film & Television Archive is holding a special event for celebrating Iranian cinema, screening many top Iranian movies including ‘Bashu, the Little Stranger’ directed by Bahram Beyzaie. The event is being held from April 28 and will continue till May 19. ‘Bashu, the Little Stranger’ will be screened on the last day of the […]

Iran’s oldest document on cinema unveiled 12 May 2018

Iran’s oldest document on cinema unveiled

TEHRAN – Iran’s oldest film document ever found was unveiled during a special ceremony at the Film Museum of Iran on Wednesday evening. The document is a decree issued by Qajar king Mozaffar ad-Din Shah (1853-1907) on February 11, 1900, in which he assigned the renowned royal photographer Mirza Ahmad Khan Sani os-Saltaneh the task […]

Iranian cinema shines at Beijing intl. fimlfest 16 Apr 2018

Iranian cinema shines at Beijing intl. fimlfest

Two Iranian films of ‘Searing Summer’ by Ebrahim Irajzad’ and ‘Untaken Paths’ by Tahmineh Milani have been nominated for the Best Film Award at Beijing International Film Festival. The 8th edition of Beijing International Film Festival, which is one of the best film festivals in Asia, started yesterday April 15 and will continue until April […]

FIFF36 gives special focus to Italian cinema 17 Mar 2018

FIFF36 gives special focus to Italian cinema

 Seven Italian films produced in 2017 have been selected to be featured in ‘A Retrospective of Italian Cinema’ at the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival. Out of these seven films, one is in the Competition, two films are in the Magic Lantern section, one is in the Special Screenings section and the rest […]

Iran plans to reduce government role in cinema: official 12 Mar 2018

Iran plans to reduce government role in cinema: official

TEHRAN – Cinema Organization of Iran director Mohammad-Mehdi Heidarian said on Sunday that Iran plans to decrease the government role in cinema gradually. He made the remarks at a press conference in Tehran. “However, we have reviewed the past and plan to reinforce our supervision,” he added. Over 100 movie theaters have been launched across […]

Fajr festival to review Georgian cinema 06 Mar 2018

Fajr festival to review Georgian cinema

TEHRAN — The 36th Fajr International Film Festival is scheduled to review Georgian cinema in a special program, which will screen films from the country. A collection of six films will be screened in the program “Retrospective of Georgian Cinema”. Among the films is well-known Georgian director George Ovashvili’s “Khibula” that depicts the final days […]

Iran’s cinema produces largest number of films in region 03 Feb 2018

Iran’s cinema produces largest number of films in region

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyed Abbas Salehi has said that Iran’s cinema ranks first in the region with annually producing nearly 100 films. Minister of culture made the remarks at a ceremony as part of the Fajr International Film Festival in southern Iranian city of Bushehr, adding “in the country’s 20-Year Perspective, […]

Iran’s Cinema Verite announces international jury 09 Dec 2017

Iran’s Cinema Verite announces international jury

TEHRAN – Two panels with a total of six jurors from Italy, France, South Africa, Thailand and Iran will be judging the documentaries in the international completion at the 11th Cinema Verite, the major Iranian international festival documentary cinema that opens tomorrow, the organizers announced on Friday. Matthieu Darras from France, Pimpaka Towira from Thailand […]