“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 films win 3 awards at Armenia’s Golden Apricot Festival

Tehran (ISNA) – Two Iranian films won three awards at 2018 Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia. “A Sunset Truck” directed by Abolfazl Saffary won the best film and the best actor awards and “Yeva” directed by Anahit Abad claimed the best screenplay award at the festival. The 15th film festival ended in […]

Exhibitions in commemoration of Abbas Kiarostami held in 5 cities

Tehran (ISNA) – Exhibitions titled “The other side of the wall” containing printmaking artworks is on display until July 5, 2018. The exhibition which is a tribute to the Iranian prominent film director, screenwriter, poet, photographer and film producer, Abbas Kiarostami has been held since June 22 and it will continue for 14 days. The […]

“Track 143” to go on public screens in china

Tehran (ISNA) – “Track 143” directed by Narges Abyar, attending Qingdao Film Festival, will go on public screens in china (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao) based on a signed memorandum of understanding. During Qingdao Film Festival, the producer of the Iranian film, Mohammad-Hossein Qasemi signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese side on screening […]

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 […]