The event was held on Friday at the Andisheh Hall of Tehran’s Art Bureau and several cineastes and officials attended the ceremony.
The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini, and the Director of Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization (IIDO), Seyyed Mehdi Khamushi, were among ]]>
The festival announced 32 films will compete at the Iran Cinema Section and one film may be added to the list. “Report of a Celebration” by Ebrahim Hatamikia, “Peaceful Streets” by Kamal Tabrizi, “A Sugar Cube” by Reza Mirkarimi, “Beloved Sky” by Dariush Mehrjuii, ]]>
Over 30 films will be competing at the Iran Cinema Section, while thirteen foreign films will vie at the International Section of the festival this year.
Running from February 5 to 15 in Tehran, Iranian highlights of the 29th edition of the festival include]]>
Asghar Farhadi's Nader and Simin: A Separation dominated this year's list of winners receiving awards in most of the major categories.
Winners of the National Competition, First Film and Video Cinema sections received are as follows: ]]>
Slovenia with two films called "yesterday is like tomorrow" and " life is short" , Iraq with "secret", Belgium with 5 films called "end", " not a wolf", Brand the bear", "Slomonia", people of ]]>
Lola by Brillante Mendoza from the Philippines won the Best Film Award of this year's International Competition section.
Iranian filmmaker Vahid Mousaian's Golchehreh won the especial award of the Inter-Religion category dedicated to films with religious themes. ]]>
The annual awards that also honored several others, were held this year at the Arasbaran Cultural Center and were attended by a group of cineastes, writers, critics and the media.
The awards were presented to the winners amidst long applause and ovations from the audience. Produced by Saeid Sadi, the brief synopsis of “Punishment” by director Hassan Fat’hi reveals the story ]]>
Organizers of the festival have two sections in the festival; National and International, while the national section will hold the"National Competition" , Reflection of Faith", " Beautiful Landscape of our lands", " A Light on the Way" and side events. And International section will hold "International Competition" , " Asian Competition", " Eastern Reflection" and " Islamic World".]]>