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Inuit drama “Ága” crowned best at Fajr Intl. Film Festival 29 Apr 2018

Inuit drama “Ága” crowned best at Fajr Intl. Film Festival

TEHRAN – Bulgarian director Milko Lazarov’s drama “Ága” about two Inuits that live with the dream of reuniting their family has been picked as best movie at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival. The film that is a co-production by Bulgarian, German, and French is about Nanuk and Sedna, two Inuits who live in a […]

Iranian projects, professional honored at Middle East Architect Awards 25 Apr 2018

Iranian projects, professional honored at Middle East Architect Awards

TEHRAN – Several Iranian projects and an expert were honored at the 10th Middle East Architect Awards 2017 on Thursday night in Dubai. Orsi Khaneh located on Olyai Street off Nasr Street in Tehran was announced as the Residential Project of the Year during a gala ceremony at the Ritz Carlton. The structure has been […]

FIFF36 announces jury panels for all sections 11 Apr 2018

FIFF36 announces jury panels for all sections

 The juries for the Cinema Salvation, Eastern Vista, Interfaith, and NETPAC of the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival have been revealed. Cinema Salvation – International Competition Jury: Joanna Kos-Krauze, one of the most important directors in contemporary Polish cinema. Milcho Manchevski, a Macedonian film director. Manchevski’s acclaimed Before the Rain (1994) is considered “one of […]

Tea in Iranian Culture 18 Mar 2018

Tea in Iranian Culture

The kettle contains tea, one of the most important cornerstones of Iranian culture, and the tea house is its centuries-old keeper. Tea production is a major industry in the Caspian Sea area and a large part of its economy. Before 1900, there was no tea production in Iran, but in 1895, an Iranian diplomat named […]

Doc “Capital” reveals urban problems in Tehran 24 Feb 2018

Doc “Capital” reveals urban problems in Tehran

TEHRAN – Ali Nikbakht has directed a documentary series titled “Capital” that gives an in-depth analysis of the persistent problems of Tehran. Nikbakht, producer Ahmad Shafie, Tehran City Council member Ahmad Masjed-Jamei came together in a meeting at the Mehr News Agency on Saturday to unveil the 14-episode series. Air pollution, poor water quality, insufficient […]

My roots are in Iranian and Armenian cultures 14 Jan 2018

My roots are in Iranian and Armenian cultures

TEHRAN – Iranian-Armenian filmmaker Anahid Abad, whose latest drama “Yeva” has been selected to represent Armenia at the Oscars, has said that she has her roots in the cultures of both countries. She made the remarks in an interview with the Persian service of ISNA on Monday after the co-production by Iran and Armenia was […]

Kamancheh listed as Iran’s intangible cultural heritage 09 Dec 2017

Kamancheh listed as Iran’s intangible cultural heritage

TEHRAN – UNESCO listed Kamancheh, an Iranian bowed stringed instrument, and the team sport of polo as Iranian cultural heritages in a session held in South Korea on December 7, 2017. In the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held from December 4 to December 8 in […]

Iran’s “Forbidden” to hit silver screens in UK 29 Nov 2017

Iran’s “Forbidden” to hit silver screens in UK

TEHRAN – Iranian director Hassan Yektapanah’s movie “Forbidden” will go on screen in 11 British cities on December 10. The film will be screened at the Odeon cinemas in London, Oxford, Edinburgh, Leeds, Cardiff, Southampton, Sheffield, Belfast, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester. The film is about a young girl who has to leave her homeland to […]

Georgian, Iranian rituals in focus at Tbilisi photo exhibit 23 Nov 2017

Georgian, Iranian rituals in focus at Tbilisi photo exhibit

TEHRAN – An exhibition of photos on Iranian and Georgian rituals several photographers from both countries is underway at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia in Tbilisi. Over 120 photos have been put on view in the exhibit titled “Rituals through the Lens of a Camera”, Iranian Cultural Attaché Mojtaba Kamranfard announced in a press […]

Review on Eminent Scholar Qasem Ghani’s Memoirs 12 Nov 2017

Review on Eminent Scholar Qasem Ghani’s Memoirs

Yunus Emre Institute’s office in Tehran has planned a series of meetings on old memoires and travelogues written by Iranian statesmen and literati during their stay in Turkey. The organizing institute is a non-profit Turkish cultural organization with 43 branches across the globe, established to promote Turkish language and culture. Located at No. 12, Saeedi […]