Iranian Filmmaker



  • فیلم کوتاه حواس 2017-06-24 14:59

    ‘Senses’ goes to Armenia’s FRESCO filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Senses’ by Nahal Dashti has been selected to compete at the 4th FRESCO International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films in Armenia.

  • مستند نور سایه زندگی 2017-06-21 11:56

    ‘Light, Shadow, Life’ goes to Kazan filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – Iranian documentary ‘Light, Shadow, Life’ by Shahriar Pourseyedian has been selected to compete in the main contest of the 13th Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema in the Republic of Tatarstan.

  • فیلم مخمصه 2017-06-17 13:07

    ‘Plight’ goes to Berlin Flash filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Plight’ written and directed by Mohammadreza Khavari will be screened in the short competition section of Berlin Flash Film Festival, Germany.

  • فیلم نفس 2017-06-10 11:57

    ‘Breath’ grabs Best Audience Award at IFFZ

    TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) – Narges Abyar’s feature movie ‘Breath’ won the Best Audience Award at Iranian Film Festival Zurich.

  • lerd 2017-05-28 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.

  • 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).

  • «روزی روزگاری در شرق» در جشنواره هندی 2017-05-15 14:48

    ‘Once Upon a Time in the East’ goes to Indian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) – ‘Once Upon a Time in the East’ by Hamed Bazrafkan has been selected into the screening program of Pickurflick Film Festival in India.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • فیلم زمانی دیگر 2017-04-12 11:38

    ‘Another Time’ wins jury prize at American filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (MNA) – ‘Another Time’ directed by Nahid Hassanzadeh has won Special Jury Award at the 2017 edition of Athens International Film and Video Festival (AIFVF) in the US.

  • 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.

  • فیلم مرخصی 2017-04-05 13:51

    ‘Day Off’ wins Best Short Film at DIY fest.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 05 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘Day Off’ directed by AIdin Pedari has won the Best Short Film award at the World Cinema section at the 14th DIY Film Festival in Santa Monica, USA.

  • 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.

  • جشنواره بین‌المللی فیلم آریزونا 2017-03-20 14:18

    Arizona filmfest. to host 'The Servant'

    TEHRAN, Mar. 20 (MNA) – Iranian animation 'The Servant', directed by Farnoush Abedi, will be screened at Arizona International Film Festival.

  • سلام بمبئی 2017-03-18 11:00

    German theatres to screen ‘Salaam Mumbai’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – ‘Salaam Mumbai’, Iranian-Indian drama directed by Ghorban Mohammadpour will be hosted by Germany.

  • 1444 2017-03-14 09:00

    Documentary film '1444' to go on screen in summer

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – Directed by Mehdi Bagheri, documentary film 1444, a warning about environmental destruction, is going to go on screen some time this summer in Iran.

  • گفتگو با نرگس آبیار 2017-03-13 14:11

    Abyar wins Best Direction at Vancouver Women filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar has won Best Direction Award for ‘Breath’ at 12th Vancouver International Women In Film Festival in Canada.

  • fiff 2017-03-12 11:36

    35th FIFF to pay tribute to late director Abbas Kiarostami

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – The organizers of the 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) will pay tribute to the highly-acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, who died in July 2016.

  • انیمیشن پیشخدمت 2017-02-28 13:01

    ‘The Servant’ goes to London Independent filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Farnoush Abedi’s animated piece ‘The Servant’ about a giant cockroach who gets tired of his servitude to man, will be screened at 14th London Independent Film Festival.

  • فیلم بی حوا 2017-02-27 16:33

    ‘Without Eve’ goes to British filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Short drama ‘Without Eve’ written and directed by Komeil Rouhani has been accepted into the competing program of the international golden award film festival in London, UK.

  • oscars2017 2017-02-27 09:34

    VIDEO: Farhadi urges world toward empathy

    TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Iranian director Asghar Farhadi won his second Academy Award on Sun. for his film 'The Salesman'. Iranian-American engineer Anousheh Ansari, who also happens to be the first Iranian to go into space, accepted the award on Farhadi’s behalf. Ansari was also accompanied by former NASA director Firouz Naderi.

  • فیلم نفس 2017-02-26 18:39

    Italy to screen Iranian filmmaker’s works

    TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – ‘Breath’ and other cinematographic productions by Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar will be screened and critiqued in the Italian city of Milan.