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  • مراسم تشییع شهید محسن حججی در میدان امام حسین (ع)-2 2017-09-27 14:39

    By: Khodabakhsh, Haghdoust, Kamyab, Moheimany

    Iran bids farewell to fallen soldier

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Thousands of Iranians, from all walks of life, attended Wed. the funeral ceremony of Martyr Mohsen Hojaji.

  • روتوش 2017-09-27 14:09

    ‘Retouch’ to vie at Valladolid Felmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Iranian short ‘Retouch’ directed by Kave Mazaheri will be screened in Spain’s 62nd Valladolid International Film Festival, as well as other eleven international festivals.

  • جونز.میرکریمی 2017-09-26 16:28

    Iranian director joins jury at Tokyo Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iranian writer-director and producer Reza Mirkarimi joins the competition jury at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival where American actor Tommy Lee Jones will head the jury, Variety reports.

  • Levon Haftvan in “Kupal” 2017-09-26 14:29

    ‘Kupal’ wins Best Film Award at Brasov Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Kazem Mollaie’s ‘Kupal’ won the award for Best Feature Film in 6th edition of Brasov International Film Festival in Canada.

  • کاروانسرای شاه عباسی ابوزیدآباد 2017-09-26 13:16

    By: Milad Rafat

    Shah Abbasi Caravanserai

    MEYBOD, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Shah Abbasi Caravanserai is a roadside inn, located in Meybod, Yazd, Iran, and is one of the important structures during Safavid era. The place is made of brick with four veranda method. The building is made up of covered passageways, exterior verandas, vestibule, central yard and one hundred rooms.

  • بنیاد سینمایی فارابی 2017-09-26 12:09

    Iran, Armenia boost cultural coop.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Farabi Cinema Foundation and National Cinema Center of Armenia have signed an agreement on sponsorship and production of joint cinema projects.

  • فیلم هنوز نه 2017-09-26 11:25

    ‘Not Yet’ makes solid intl. appearances

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Not Yet’ directed by Arian Vazirdaftari has earned a number of international achievements including Moondance award, and screenings at a number of film festivals.

  • انیمیشن مراسم پرده برداری 2017-09-25 22:11

    ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ goes to Argentinian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ directed by Mehdi Boustani has been accepted in the official screening program of 8th International Short Film Festival Fic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • فیلم درباره الی 2017-09-25 15:02

    Farhadi’s ‘About Elly’ to go on screen in Turkey

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Eight years after the production of Asghar Farhadi’s ‘About Elly’, the film will go on screen in Turkey.

  • پرسه در حوالی من 2017-09-25 13:47

    ‘Wander About Me’ to vie at Bridges Intl. Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian feature ‘Wander About Me’, directed by Ghazaleh Soltani will be screened at Bridges International Film Festival to be held October 12-18 in Greece.

  • فیلم آذر 2017-09-25 11:29

    ‘Azar’ to make 1st intl. debut at VIFF

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian feature film, ‘Azar’, directed by Mohammad Hamzei will get screening in Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF).

  • فیلم ویولونیست 2017-09-24 17:44

    ‘Violinist’ wins Audience Award at Japan’s filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – ‘Violinist’ a feature film directed by Mohammad Ali Talebi wins Audience Award at Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival which was held in Fukuoka of Japan on September 15-24, 2017.

  • جشنواره عکس خیام 2017-09-24 14:51

    Khayyam Intl. Photo Competition calls for entries

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Khayyam International Exhibition of Photography is calling for submissions in various categories including open monochrome, city, creative, etc. by 30 December 2017.

  • Rostam and Esfandiar 2017-09-24 12:22

    Rostam and Esfandiar to battle in Armenia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Dariush Nassiri is slated to participate in the 15th High Fest International Performing Arts Festival in Armenia with its epic 'Rostam and Esfandiar’s War'.

  • فیلم شب تولد 2017-09-24 07:33

    ‘Birthday Night’ to vie at Ohio Independent filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Birthday Night’, produced by Omid Shams, is slated to compete at the 22nd edition of Ohio Independent Film Festival.

  • حرکت نمادین کاروان نینوا در شهر بیرجند 2017-09-23 21:03

    By: Mohsen Noferesti

    Nineveh caravan's symbolic tour in Birjand

    BIRJAND, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Based on an annual tradition, a symbolic convoy tours under the name of Nineveh caravan in the city of Birjand, South Khorasan province, on the second day of Muharram, along with the arrival of Imam Hussein's caravan in Karbala.

  • مستند «مادام» 2017-09-23 20:33

    Iranian documentary ‘Madame’ goes to US Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – 'Madame', a documentary feature by Narges Kharghani has made it to the competitive category of the 16th edition of Great Lakes International Film Festival.

  • فیلم تمارض 2017-09-23 18:40

    ‘Simulation’ to vie at ARS Filmfest of Poland

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – The first film of Iranian director Abed Abest is going to be the only representative of Asia at Ars Independent Festival.

  • انیمیشن ما 2017-09-23 18:16

    ‘We’ wins prize at American Short Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – The short animated film ‘We’, directed by Fatemeh Fadayi Darestani was announced as one the winners of the 6th edition of Best Short Competition festival in California, United States.

  • جشنواره فیلم های کودکان 2017-09-23 16:13

    Four Iranian films to vie at TIFF Kids Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Iran will represent four films at TIFF Kids International Film Festival.

  • هشتادمین سالگرد گشایش موزه ملک 2017-09-23 15:58

    By: Iman Hamikhah

    Malek Museum celebrates 80th anniv.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Malek National Library and Museum Institution (MNLMI) celebrated the 80th anniversary of its opening on Saturday. It is the first private museum of Iran featuring a rare trove of exquisite manuscripts.

  • ویدیو آرت «فلت لند» 2017-09-23 14:36

    ‘Flatland’ wins Best Video Art at Russian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – ‘Flatland’ directed by Alireza Keymanesh and Amir Pousti has scooped Best Video Art award at the 2nd European Film Festival Mainstream & Underground in Russia.

  • جشنواره فیلم شیکاگو 2017-09-23 11:30

    Chicago Filmfest. to host two Iranian shorts

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Retouch’, directed by Kaveh Mazaheri, and ‘Animal’ by Bahman and Bahram Ark will vie at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival.

  • حسن روحانی 2017-09-23 10:04

    President at new school year ceremony:

    We must tolerate others' opinions, respect others' thoughts

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – President Rouhani emphasized that the atmosphere of morality and politeness must prevail in our schools, adding, we must learn to tolerate others' opinions and respect others' thoughts at schools.

  • school year 2017-09-23 09:06

    Pres. Rouhani rings opening bell of new school year

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday rang opening bell of new school year in the country.

  • آیین رونمایی از آثار محمود فرشچیان 2017-09-22 14:30

    By: Behnam Towfighi

    Farshchian’s works unveiled in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – At a ceremony, seated by renowned Iranian cultural figures and senior politicians, three printed conundrums of paintings of Master Mahmoud Farshchian were unveiled in Tehran on Thursday. The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi was also present at the event in Vahdat auditorium.

  • tourism 2017-09-22 10:21

    By: Maryam Azish

    Iran's tourism industry flourishing

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Statistics shows that Iran is currently ranked 15th in terms of tourist attractions in the world. A series of hurdles such as sanctions and propaganda by the west, especially in the media, has prevented Iran’s tourism industry from flourishing.

  • عملیات نجات بعد از زلزله مکزیک‎ 2017-09-20 13:55

    Powerful magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Mexico City

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City on Tuesday, killing more than 200 people and causing widespread panic.

  • مستند قاشق 2017-09-20 13:27

    ‘Spoon’ wins best doc award at Zimbabwe filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iranian documentary 'Spoon' directed by Jalal Veisi has won Best Documentary award at the 19th Zimbabwe International Film & Festival Trust which was held early September in the East African country.

  • فیلم کوتاه کلمه سه حرفی 2017-09-20 08:34

    'The Three Letter Word' nominated at Auburn filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – The short film ‘The Three Letter Word’ directed by Saleh Kashefi has been nominated for an award in 20th Auburn International Festival for Children and Young Adults.