The wartime drama "Majnoon," which centers on Martyr Major General Mahdi Zeinoddin, has been awarded the Crystal Simorgh for best film at the 42nd Fajr International Film Festival.
The 41st edition of the Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most important film event, has announced its lineup for the official competition.
The organizers of the 39th Fajr Film Festival plan to commemorate Parviz Purhosseini and Changiz Jalilvand, two cinematic figures who recently died of COVID-19.
The 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has announced the members of jury panel for its main competition section.
The 37th Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s major cinematic event, named winners during a closing ceremony on Mon. evening, with Narges Abyar’s ‘Night of the Full Moon’ winning as many as six main awards. Fajr Film Festival is the most important, most anticipated and longest-running cinematic event of Iran, which was founded in 1983 and is […]
The 37th edition of the Fajr Film Festival premiered “Gholamreza Takhti”, a movie about the life story of Iranian Olympic gold-medalist wrestler Gholamreza Takhti whose manly virtue and social activities during the 1960s made him a national hero. Takhti was found dead at a hotel room in Tehran in 1968 and the Persian dailies Kayhan […]
The 37th Fajr Film Festival announced on Friday that 22 movies will be screened in the official competition. “The Main Idea” by Azita Mogui, “African Violets” by Mona Zandi-Haqiqi, “Polo Coat” by Mehdi Alimirzai, “Jamshidieh” by Yalda Jebeli and “Blade and Termeh” by Kiumars Purahmad are among the competing films. The lineup also includes “Tala” […]
Nine directorial debut movies will premiere in the New Look section of the 37th edition of the Fajr Film Festival, the organizers announced on Saturday. The lineup for the New Look section includes “Polo Coat”, a comedy by Mehdi Alimirzai that is about a philosophy student who has inherited a coat from his father. Evil […]
The 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival, the longest running film event in the Middle East, named its winners during a ceremony on Thu. night at Vahdat Hall, Tehran. ‘Aga’ by Milko Lazarov won Best Film, while Cambodian documentary film director Rithy Panh won the Peace Award. The curtain fell on this year’s edition, […]
TEHRAN – A total of 22 films will be contending for the Crystal Simorgh in the official competition at the 36th edition of the Fajr Film Festival, the organizers announced on Sunday. The films have been chosen out of 67 submissions, the secretary of the festival, Ebrahim Darughezadeh, said in a press conference. “Dark Room” […]