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38th Fajr International film fest canceled 07 May 2020

38th Fajr International film fest canceled

This year's edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) is canceled due to the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

‘Iranians always care about what they wear’ 29 Aug 2018

‘Iranians always care about what they wear’

TEHRAN — “Iranians have never considered clothing as a mere covering. We always care about what we wear,” Deputy Culture Minister for Artistic Affairs Seyyed Mojtaba Hosseini said during the opening ceremony of 7th Fajr International Fashion and Clothing Festival in Tehran on Sunday. “Our history is a great treasure that we can use for […]

Jean-Pierre Léaud to attend 2018 Fajr filmfest 05 Jul 2018

Jean-Pierre Léaud to attend 2018 Fajr filmfest

French actor Jean-Pierre Léaud, best known for Francois Truffaut’s 400 Blows and Jean Luc Godard’s Masculin Feminin, is heading his way to help celebrate the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. The French actor’s career has gone hand in hand with the great directors of the French New Wave, but he has […]

None paid to be guest at Fajr festival: Reza Mirkarimi 30 Apr 2018

None paid to be guest at Fajr festival: Reza Mirkarimi

TEHRAN – The secretary of the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, Reza Mirkarimi, said that none of the foreign guests were paid for their attendance at the event. “We did not give any guest money,” Mirkarimi told the Persian service of MNA on Sunday and added, “The extent of service provided for Oliver Stone and […]

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 […]

Iran celebrates 120 years of national film history 21 Apr 2018

Iran celebrates 120 years of national film history

TEHRAN – Iran celebrated its 120 years of national cinema history at Tehran’s Felestin Cinema on Thursday during the opening ceremony of the 36th Fajr International Film Festival. The ceremony was attended by a large number of Iranian cineastes and foreign guests as veteran actor Reza Kianian cut a cake prepared for the celebration. In […]

Fajr festival to honor Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh with Peace Prize 09 Apr 2018

Fajr festival to honor Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh with Peace Prize

TEHRAN – Cambodian documentary film director and screenwriter Rithy Panh, who is also the producer of Angelina Jolie’s drama “First They Killed My Father” about the experiences of a young girl whose family was torn apart by the Khmer Rouge, will receive the Peace Prize of the 36th edition of the Fajr International Film Festival. […]

Film students from 50 countries apply for Fajr Dar-ul-Fonun 03 Mar 2018

Film students from 50 countries apply for Fajr Dar-ul-Fonun

TEHRAN – Students from international film schools in 50 countries have applied to attend the Dar-ul-Fonun educational course during the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Friday. Dar-ul-Fonun, which acquired its name from the Iranian polytechnic institute established in 1851, was initiated by the festival secretary, Reza Mirkarimi, in the 34th edition […]

Fajr theater festival to hold photo, poster exhibition next week 27 Feb 2018

Fajr theater festival to hold photo, poster exhibition next week

TEHRAN — The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is scheduled to showcase collections of photos and posters in an exhibition, which will open at Tehran’s Qasr Garden Museum on Saturday. The posters and photos are of plays performed, or theatrical events organized, in Iran over the past year, the secretary of the photo section, Amir […]

Iran crowned at Fajr Intl. Kabbadi Cup 24 Feb 2018

Iran crowned at Fajr Intl. Kabbadi Cup

Iran men’s national Kabaddi team has won the Fajr International Kabbadi Cup. The Iranian players won their final match against Iraq 45 to 15 on Friday. Iranian junior team won the tournament last year. The second edition of Fajr International Kabbadi Cup was held in southern city of Khorramshahr on February 22-23. In addition to […]