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Film Festival Postponed over Covid-19 04 Mar 2020

Film Festival Postponed over Covid-19

The outbreak of the novel Covid-19 in Iran has postponed the 38th edition of Fajr International Film Festival that was initially slated for April 16-24, an official said.

Fajr festival to pay tribute to Ezzatollah Entezami 19 Jan 2019

Fajr festival to pay tribute to Ezzatollah Entezami

The 37th Fajr Film Festival plans to pay tribute to legendary actor Ezzatollah Entezami by organizing a special program during the opening ceremony of the event on January 30, the organizers announced on Friday.  Entezami, the veteran actor of stage and screen, who was referred to as the “master actor” and “the honor of Iranian […]

“Django” star Franco Nero to attend Fajr festival 11 Apr 2018

“Django” star Franco Nero to attend Fajr festival

TEHRAN – Italian actor Franco Nero who is best known for his role in “Django”, Sergio Corbucci’s 1966 spaghetti western, will attend the 36th edition of the Fajr International Film Festival. Nero, 77, has appeared in over 200 films during his career that spans 56 years. He also played a cameo role in “Django Unchained”, […]

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 […]

War movie “The Lost Strait” named best at Fajr festival 12 Feb 2018

War movie “The Lost Strait” named best at Fajr festival

TEHRAN – “The Lost Strait”, a drama produced by Saeid Malekan on an epic battle by Iranian combatants during the last days of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, was crowned best at the 36th Fajr Film Festival on Sunday night. The film’s director Bahram Tavakkoli and Ebrahim Hatamikia, whose Daesh drama “At Damascus Time” premiered at […]