Levon Haftvan remembered in Canada
A commemoration ceremony will be held for the late Levon Haftvan by screening his movie “Kupal” at the Phoenix Cultural Center of Toronto. The Phoenix Cultural Center is managed by Amir Ganjavi. The late Levon Haftvan will be remembered at the Center on 18 March with the screening of “Kupal” at the Regent Theater Toronto. The film is directed by Kazem Molayi, starring Levon Haftvan.
Sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran gets US license
Al Monitor News has cited an Iranian source, claiming that the US Treasury Department has issued licenses for the sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran. If the veracity of the news is verified, this will be the first such license issued by the Trump Administration. As reported by Al Monitor: “Questions have emerged about whether the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued new licenses to Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier Inc. to sell passenger aircraft to Iran.
Regard Festival to review films by Qasideh Golmakani
The twenty-second edition of the Canadian International Film Festival "Regard" has dedicated a section to review short films by young Iranian filmmaker Ghasideh Golmakani.
Alireza Ghorbani tours Australia
Alireza Ghorbani’s concert tour will be held in Australia accompanied by musicians from this country and athe Madakto Ensemble. Alireza Ghorbani and three Iranian musicians will go to Australia in February to embark on a concert tour in collaboration with Madakto Ensemble from Australia.
“Little Bahman” goes to Canada
“Little Bahman” is the name of a play that was received warmly by theater enthusiasts in Iran; next spring it is going to be performed in Vancouver and Toronto in Canada. Previously, this play had two successful renditions in Iran in 2016 and 2017.
Iran reacts to killing by Canadian police
In reaction to the killing of one of its citizens by the Canadian police, the spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said: “Sadly, we have been informed that an Iranian citizen named “Babak Saeidi” resident in Canada has been killed by the Canadian police. He suffered from an illness.”
Cine Iran Toronto
Thirteen films will be competing at Cine Iran Toronto Film Festival.
According to Farabi Cinema Foundation, the films “Runaway” directed by Alireza Davudnejad, “Subdued” by Hamid Nematollah, “No Date, No Signature” by Vanid Jalilvand, “Negar” by Rambod Javan, “Sara and Ayda” by Maziar Miri, “Blockage” by Mohsen Gharaei, “Untaken Paths” by Tahmineh Milani, “Azar” by Mohammad Hamze’ei, “Yellow” by Mostafa Taghizadeh, “Appendix” by Hossein Namazi, “Boarding Pass” by Mehdi Rahmani, “Esrafil” by Aida Panahi, and “Kupal” by Kazem Molaei will be competing at the 3rd Cine Iran Film Festival in Toronto.
World leaders react to Iran earthquake
A massive earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale shook parts of Iran and Iraq last night. The earthquake was so severe that it was felt in almost all the western provinces of Iran. the epicenter was on the Iran-Iraq border and the nearest Iranian border town is Ezgeleh in Kermanshah.
Toronto CineIran Festival
The 3rd CineIran Festival in Canada ran from 17-19 November 2017 in two different venues - TIFF Bell Lightbox and Art Gallery of Ontario - screening twelve films from Iran.
Telecom 2017 Opening
The 18th International Telecommunication and Information Technology Exhibition (Telecom) has opened by Iran's Minister of IT and Communications, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, as Iran's largest telecommunications event with the presence of operators, domestic and foreign companies, manufacturers and business owners in the fields of systems, equipment, and telecommunication services.
Canada hosts Iranian film Oxidant
In recent years, Iranian films have been going on the silver screen abroad more or less at the same time as they are shown in Iran.