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Fajr film festival to pay tribute to Parviz Purhosseini, Changiz Jalilvand 26 Jan 2021

Fajr film festival to pay tribute to Parviz Purhosseini, Changiz Jalilvand

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.

Fajr film fest. announces jury members for main competition section 26 Jan 2020

Fajr film fest. announces jury members for main competition section

The 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has announced the members of jury panel for its main competition section.

Abyar’s ‘Night of the Full Moon’ rakes in Iran’s major cinematic awards 12 Feb 2019

Abyar’s ‘Night of the Full Moon’ rakes in Iran’s major cinematic awards

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 […]

National hero Gholamreza Takhti biopic premieres at Fajr festival 02 Feb 2019

National hero Gholamreza Takhti biopic premieres at Fajr festival

 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 […]

Fajr Film Festival unveils official lineup 05 Jan 2019

Fajr Film Festival unveils official lineup

 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 debut films get Fajr festival premiere 30 Dec 2018

Nine debut films get Fajr festival premiere

 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 […]

2018 Fajr Film Festival names winners 27 Apr 2018

2018 Fajr Film Festival names winners

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, […]

Fajr Film Festival unveils official lineup 01 Jan 2018

Fajr Film Festival unveils official lineup

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” […]