Film Festival



  • lerd Yesterday 14:01

    Iranian film ‘Lerd’ takes Un Certain Regard award at Cannes

    TEHRAN, May. 28 (MNA) – The Un Certain Regard sidebar of the 70th Cannes Film Festival on Sat. awarded ‘A Man of Integrity’ (Lerd) by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof with the top prize.

  • film festival 2017-05-22 22:53

    6th Intl. filmfest for Peace, Inspiration & Equality calls for entries

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – The 2017 International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality (IFFPIE) in Jakarta, Indonesia, is calling for film submissions from across the world.

  • jiff 2017-05-22 15:59

    2 Iranian films scoop awards at India’s 16IFF

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – Iranian short films “The Guy Came On Horseback” and “Born in Mordad” won awards at the 2nd edition of 16 International Film Festival (16IFF) hosted in Indian city of Jaipur.

  • Asghar Farhadi 2017-05-17 18:30

    Asghar Farhadi to open 70th Cannes

    TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) – The 70th Cannes Film Festival will open today with a speech by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhdi, winner of best screenplay for ‘The Salesman’ in the previous edition.

  • انیمیشن پیشخدمت 2017-05-16 21:54

    ‘The Servant’ goes to Snake Valley fest. in US

    TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) – Short animated piece ‘The Servant’ directed by Iranian filmmaker Farnoush Abedi will take part in the 6th Snake Alley Festival of Film in Iowa, US.

  • جشنواره فیلم استرالیا 2017-05-16 13:27

    ‘Life and a Day’ at crest of IFFA

    TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) – Saeed Roostaee’s feature film Life and a Day (Persian: Abad va yek rooz) won the award for the best film at Iranian Film Festival Australia (IFFA).

  • the descendants 2017-05-14 14:28

    ‘The Descendants’ wins Longleaf film award

    TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) – ‘The Descendants’ by Yaser Talebi has won the Yonder Award for the best film at the 3rd edition of Longleaf Film Festival in North Carolina, US.

  • jiff 2017-05-07 20:18

    2 Iranian films nominated at India’s 16JIFF

    TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – The 2nd edition of 16 International Film Festival (16IFF) hosted in Indian city of Jaipur has nominated two Iranian films for the competition category.

  • انیمیشن لایت سایت 2017-05-07 14:39

    ‘Light Sight’ to tour around world

    TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – Moslem Tabatabaee’s 3D animation ‘Light Sight’ which recently won Best Student Film at the European Cinematography Awards will be screened in various festivals in US, Italy and Brazil.

  • انیمیشن رهایی از بهشت 2017-05-06 12:10

    ‘Release from Heaven’ to open Animation Day in Cannes

    TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Release from Heaven’ by Ali Noori Oskouei will have its market premier May 22 as opening film of Animation Day in Cannes film festival.

  • Red Point 2017-04-30 11:35

    Animated short ‘Red Point’ to vie at Italian festival

    TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) – Animated short film ‘Red Point’ directed by Motahareh Ahmadpour has been selected to compete at the 18th edition of the ShorTS International Film Festival in Italy.

  • کاوه مظاهری 2017-04-29 18:47

    ‘Retouch’ introduced to Oscars by winning Tribeca prize

    TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) – Iranian director Kaveh Mazaheri’s ‘Retouch’ won Best Short Film award at Tribeca Film Festival in New York and a chance to compete at the Academy Awards.

  • رضا میرکریمی 2017-04-29 10:51

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Fajr Film Festival 2017 roundup: A Panorama of World Cinema

    TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) – Cosmopolitan Tehran was once again the center of attention from cinematic trends all across the world. 140 films from 58 countries and well over 350 foreign guests and hundreds of cinemagoers created and shared many memorable experiences at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival.

  • Kedi 2017-04-26 19:46

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Kedi: Where cats become characters

    TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (MNA) – 35th Fajr International Film Festival brought a real treat to all cat lovers in Tehran. Kedi, directed by Ceyda Torun, is a magical journey through streets of Istanbul from the unique viewpoint of cats.

  • گلاب آدینه 2017-04-24 21:42

    Golab Adineh wins Best Actress at Beijing filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – Iranian actress Golab Adineh won Best Actress Award for ‘Abji’ (The Sis) directed by Marjan Ashrafizadeh at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival in China.

  • death in sarajevo 2017-04-22 20:09

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    ‘Death in Sarajevo’ at 35th Fajr festival

    TEHRAN, Apr. 22 (MNA) – The first night of 35th Fajr International Film Festival screened ‘Death in Sarajevo’ by Oscar-winning Bosnian director of, Danis Tanovic, a riveting story of the doomed shadow of past mistakes following Europe into the present.  

  • fiff 2017-04-19 21:44

    Fajr fest. reveals Turkish movies' list

    TEHRAN, Apr. 19 (MNA) – The 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has announced the names of Turkish movies in the screening program.

  • انیمیشن پیشخدمت 2017-04-17 10:56

    US filmfests to host Iran's 'The Servant'

    TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) – Farnoush Abedi’s animated piece 'The Servant' will go on screen at two US film festivals.

  • فیلم آبجی 2017-04-12 19:41

    Beijing filmfest. to screen 3 Iranian films

    TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (MNA) – Three Iranian films including ‘Abji’ by Marjan Ashrafizadeh and ‘The Salesman’ by Asghar Farhadi will be screened in the 7th Beijing International Film Festival in China.

  • fiff 2017-04-10 17:36

    35th FIFF announces jury panels for various categories

    TEHRAN, Apr. 10 (MNA) – The juries for the Cinema Salvation, Eastern Vista, Interfaith and NETPAC of the 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival have been revealed.

  • fiff 2017-04-09 15:38

    Restored classics to be screened at Fajr 2017

    TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (MNA) – The 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) will be screening a number of fully restored classics from A-list directors.

  • fiff 2017-04-08 12:03

    Top Iranian films up for grabs at Fajr Film Market

    TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The 35th Fajr International Film Festival has unveiled high profile acquisitions of Iranian films in the sidebar 20th Film Market.

  • fiff 2017-04-04 15:49

    350 guests from 66 countries invited to 35th Fajr filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (MNA) – Well over 350 guests from 66 countries will attend the 35th Fajr Internatioanl Film Festival (FIFF) in Tehran.

  • film festival 2017-04-04 11:58

    6 Iranian films to vie at Italian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (MNA) – Six Iranian films will be screened in the Competition section of the 8th Middle East Now film festival in Florence, Italy.

  • fiff 2017-04-03 20:23

    35th FIFF to screen 140 films from 58 countries

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – The 2017 Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has announced the screening program in various sections, and the lineup is already full of potential.

  • سینمای کره در جشنواره جهانی فجر 2017-04-03 11:12

    7 Korean films to premiere at 35th FIFF

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – The Retrospective of Korean Cinema section at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) will have premiere screening of seven Korean films to the Iranian audience.

  • fiff 2017-04-01 20:00

    Baltic states cinema comes to Fajr with 7 films

    TEHRAN, Apr. 01 (MNA) – A new space is to be launched in 2017 Fajr, bringing together some of the best films from the fast growing and dynamic cinema of the Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

  • سی و پنجمین جشنواره جهانی فیلم فجر 2017-03-27 15:14

    Horror movies in Intl. Fajr Film Festival

    TEHRAN, Mar. 27 (MNA) – For the first time in Fajr Film Festival, 6 horror movies will be screened on each night of the 35th edition of the event.

  • نمایش مستند a157 در هلند 2017-03-13 21:23

    Iran’s ‘A157’ goes to Movies that Matter

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Iranian director Behrouz Nuranipour’s war documentary 'A157' will be displayed at Movies that Matter Film Festival in the Netherlands.

  • fiff 2017-03-11 19:28

    35th FIFF to screen 12 films in Eastern Vista

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – 12 foreign films have been selected to vie at the Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries competition section in the 35th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.