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Eight Iranian films at Athens Animfest

Eight Iranian films at Athens Animfest

Eight Iranian films have been admitted to the 13th Athens Animfest in Greece. a“Alphabet” by Kianush Amiri, “Blowing in the wind” by Hajir Asadi, and “Wuthering heights” by Shirin Ashtari are but a few of the films being screened here.

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Iran film week in Karachi and Lahore

Iran film week in Karachi and Lahore

An Iran film festival in Pakistan will be screening five films in Karachi and at the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in Lahore. The lineup includes “The bodyguard”, “A cube of sugar”, “Crazy rook”, “Very far, very near”, and “Where are my shoes”.

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Iranian movies at the Berlinale

Iranian movies at the Berlinale

On 17 February 2018, the Berlin Film Festival will screen “Invasion” by ShahramMokri and “Damascus time” by EbrahimHatamikia, both from Iran.

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“Abu Ghraib Strait” goes to Berlinale

“Abu Ghraib Strait” goes to Berlinale

“Abu Ghraib Strait” movie, directed by Bahram Tavakoli, will go on the silver screen at the Berlinale. “Abu Ghraib Strait”, known internationally as “The lost strait”, will premiere abroad on Friday 16 February at 18h50 Berlin time.  

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Director of Iran-Malaysia Joint Film: You will love Iran

Director of Iran-Malaysia Joint Film: You will love Iran

The first Iran-Malaysia joint film production “Lahzeh-ye bi payan” [Endless moment], which has been mostly filmed in three Iranian cities, has premiered in Kuala Lumpur on 12 February. It is an amalgamation of cultures in both countries, aiming to bridge the gap between Iran and Malaysia.  

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36th Fajr Film Festival wraps up with 22 awards

36th Fajr Film Festival wraps up with 22 awards

The 36th Fajr International Film Festival held its award ceremony yesterday 11 February with the presence of first VP Eshagh Janagiri. The Crystal Phoenix Award [Simorgh Bolurin] for Best Director was jointly won by the pictures At dinner time and Abu Ghraib Strait.  

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Iranian short films in international festivals

Iranian short films in international festivals

The short film cinema of Iran is going through uplifting days with many of its productions competing in international festivals. Two short animations from Iran will be screened at the 18th Monstra Animation Festival 8-18 March in Portugal. These are “Maned & Macho” directed by Shiva Sadegh-Asadi in the main competition category

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“At dinner time” and cinema politics

“At dinner time” and cinema politics

Ebrahim Hatamikia’s “At dinner time” is being screened at the Fajr International Film Festival this year. He has spoken about the possibility of its screening in the Middle East and other parts of the world at a press conference.

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Human Rights Films jury appoints Iranian Woman

Human Rights Films jury appoints Iranian Woman

Simultaneously with the premiere of Iranian films at the Fajr International Film Festival, the country’s short film cinema is also going through busy days at international festivals and the appointment of an Iranian woman to the Nepal Festival jury.

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36th Fajr Film Festival a masculine one

36th Fajr Film Festival a masculine one

The Fajr International Film Festival is putting behind its 36th edition with only one woman director in the feature length category and one in the short film category present here. This could be an indication of a lack of space in which women directors can work.

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