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.
Iranian cinema in Jaipur and Dhaka
The Jaipur Film Festival is currently screening the Iranian films “Sara and Ayda” by Maziar Miri and “Kupal” by Kazem Molaei. The Dhaka Film Festival is also screening a film from Iran, namely “The hot summer” directed by Ebrahim Irajzad in its Asian films category.
Farhadi: Women filmmaker more active than men
The filming of “Everybody Knows” has finally wrapped up after 14 weeks. This is Asghar Farhadi’s latest movie made in Spain; a movie which, as he put in, was inspired by the kidnapping of a little girl in Spain 12 years ago.
Iranian cinema reaches Amazon
Following the successful screening of ‘A time for love’ in Iran and abroad, the film has now been submitted to Amazon.com - the world's largest online movie distribution network - from yesterday as the first independent production of the Iranian cinema (no foreign partners and distributors).
‘The Breath’ – a 70s film for women
‘The Breath’, directed by Narguess Abyar, is a film beautifully depicting the lives of four kids in the 70s and 80s Iran. It is being screened at the ‘Women Make Waves Film Festival’ in Taiwan.
The Story of Iranian Cinema
The whole thing started following a visit by Mozaffar al-Din Shah, a king from the Qajar dynasty, to France in 1900. His majesty was apparently dazzled by the astonishing movements of light and pictures that were projected onto a white curtain in a Paris hall.
Iranian cinema surpasses Iranian cars
‘Today, Iran has a reputation for its cinema, not its cars’ says the new Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
Iranian cinema in the world today
A large number of Iranian short and feature films are being screened at international film festival these days, some of which are also receiving awards.