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50 Countries, 110 Students to Take Part in FIFF 2018 Film Making Workshops

Information on the 2018 film making workshops of Fajr International Film Festival is available now. The workshops series is called “Darol Fonoun”, and it is overseen by Iranian writer and director Maziar Miri. He explains that a decision was made by Reza Mirkarimi who is presiding over the Festival to pay special attention to film […]

Two important awards of TIFF go to Iranian film “No Date, No Signature”

– Iranian film “No Date, No Signature” directed by Vahid Jalilvand won Special Jury and FIPRESCI Awards at the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Τhe 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the largest celebration of cinema in Greece was held November 2-12, 2017. “No Date, No Signature” as the representative of Iranian cinema in the competition […]

More Discount Tickets for FIFF Club Members

The head of Fajr International Film Festival’s Club has announced a new deadline for members to register online for discount ticket reservations. Speaking to the News Agency of FIFF 2018, Shadmehr Rastin said: Club members have until March 13 to register online for discount tickets and reserved seating at all film screenings and other pass […]

77th international award for Abbas Kiarostami in his 77th birthday

Tehran (ISNA) – APSA Lifetime Achievement Award will go to late prominent Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami as his 77th international prize coincident with his 77th birthday. Kiarostami received 3 international prizes before the Islamic Revolution and 74 prizes after it. Kiarostami received the first international award for his film “The Experience” in 1974. The 11th […]

Mirkarimi, Filmmakers Discuss FIFF 2018

Director Seyyed Reza Mirkarimi, who is presiding over this year’s Fajr International Film Festival, has won the endorsement of some Iranian filmmakers at a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday. The friendly discussions for the 36th edition were held at House of Cinema packed with film directors and suchlike. During the gathering, Mirkarimi unveiled the programming […]

Strong presence of Iranians at Dhaka film festival

 The 18th Dhaka international film festival will host 30Iranian films and four foreign products with Iranian- origin directors. The 18th Dhaka international film festival will be held January 12-20, 2018 in Bangladesh and 216 films will participate in different categories of this festival. Iranian director Mohsen Amiryoussefi is one of the jury members in the […]

Hamed Behdad wins best actor award at Malaysia Golden Global

Iranian actor Hamed Behdad won best actor award at the 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards. Hamed Behdad claimed the award for playing in Iranian film “Blockage” directed by Mohsen Gharaie. “Blockage” was nominated in six categories at the 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards including Best Director, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Film, Best Supporting Actor, […]

Iranian Cinema Is Inspirational, Powerful

In the Crosswind is a 2014 Estonian drama film directed by Martti Helde. It’s about the forced deportation by Stalin’s Russia of an Estonian family to Siberia in the June deportation. It is based on a real-life diary from the period. The film is screening at the Baltic Cinema section of Fajr festival. Here is […]