Iranian film “Dressage” to attend Melbourne Film Festival

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian film “Dressage” directed by Pooya Badkoobeh will attend 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival. Following its successful presence in international festivals, “Dressage” will be screened at Melbourne Festival which is to be held from August 2 to 19 in Australia. “Dressage” is already attending New Horizons Film Festival of Poland. The movie […]

“Majan” wins Zanzibar International Film Festival’s award

Iranian film,”Majan” directed by Rahman Seyfi Azad acquired the award for the best film in the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), also known as Festival of the Dhow Countries. The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is an annual film festival held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It has been described as the largest cultural event in East […]

Iranian delegation to attend Cannes filmfest

Members of Iran’s House of Cinema, officials from the Office of the Deputy for Cinematic Affairs of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and representatives from Iran’s Farabi Cinematic Foundation will be attending the event. The House of Cinema’s Stage and Dress Designer Guild Director Parvin Safari, ASIFA’s Iranian Board member Ravanbakhsh Sadeqi, Short […]

Expert believes economy dominates art at Cannes festival

“Films by famous filmmakers taking part in the competition section were a bit disappointing, but those by younger directors at the side sections were of higher quality.” He also explained that, “Taking part in this festival is becoming too expensive, and not many are able to afford it; and those who took part were forced […]

An Iranian native well-adjusted in Japanese world

Gilani is among the faction of Iranian men who set out on a journey to Japan in the 1980s and 90s in the hopes of finding employment opportunities that offered better pay.  Most of the jobs made available to Iranian immigrants at that time involved manual labor that offered better compensation than similar jobs that […]

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, […]