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Challenging Iran image at Berlinale

Challenging Iran image at Berlinale

On Thursday, 22 February 2018, Reuters from Berlin reports that a comedy depicting a movie director being protected by his family from a serial killer challenges stereotypes about Iran and Iranian women at the Berlin Film Festival, the director said on Wednesday.

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Weekend gallery crawl

Weekend gallery crawl

The week ending 23rd February in Tehran saw the opening of new exhibitions and the continuation of the old. The world of photography saw the opening of its important annual event, “Picture of the Year 2018” yesterday by exhibiting the crème de la crème of photography at the Artists Forum in the capital.

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Iran theater pioneer commemorated

Iran theater pioneer commemorated

The distinguished professor or Iranian theater, the late Rokn-e-Din Khosravi, will be commemorated at the “Sang-e Laj” Playhouse on 24 February 2018.  A group of actors, theater pioneers, fans, and students of the late Master will be attending the commemoration on Saturday Afternoon.  

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Picture of the Year

Picture of the Year

“Picture of the Year” is celebrated in the last month of the Iranian calendar every year (Feb/March) in the various categories of photography, caricature, short and long films, and posters.

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The FATF welcomes Iran commitment

The FATF welcomes Iran commitment

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to continue its suspension of counter-measures against Iran in light of its commitment to the Action Plan.

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Iran

Supreme Court rules in favor of Iran

On 21 February, Reuters reports from Washington that the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago museum to satisfy a $71.5 million court judgment against Iran, which they had accused of complicity in the attack.

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Workshops on Tehran art in Nowruz

Workshops on Tehran art in Nowruz

Two live handicraft exhibitions will be held at some of Tehran's handicraft workshops in Nowruz holiday in year 1397 of Iranian calendar. The handicraft exhibition will be held at Iran Sara Cultural Center in the eastern part of the Azadi Tower from 11 March to 1 April. 

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What Trump needs to know about Iranians

What Trump needs to know about Iranians

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian diplomat and researcher at Princeton University, wrote in a note in Al-Monitor media site: Ever since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the implicit goal of US strategy toward Tehran has with rare exception been to subvert the Iranian political system.

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Best-selling domestic and imported cars

Best-selling domestic and imported cars

Statistical studies indicate that Groupe Renault’s cars are the best-selling imported cars in Iran. According to Asr-e-Iran, in the first 11 months of this year, Renault Talisman and Koleos were ranked the first and second best-selling cars respectively.

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Iranian film festival in Malaysia

Iranian film festival in Malaysia

The first Iranian film festival will be held in three cities of Malaysia with the screening of six films and the presence of two groups of Iranian artists for 11 days in March.

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