Fajr International Film Festival 2017 Comes to a Close – Full List of Winners

The awards ceremony for the 35th Fajr International Film Festival took place on Thursday evening, 27 April, at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall, with all the winners, as they were announced.

Jury Members of FIff 2017 Hold Press Conference

Jury members of 35th Fajr International Film Festival held a press conference on Thursday, April 27. The gathering was attended by Iranian and international journalists, news outlets, and organizers of this year’s run.

Filmmaking Workshops Come to a Close

Fajr Film Festival’s seven days of internationally acclaimed workshops and stimulating discussions about filmmaking, acting and screenwriting, dubbed Talent Campus (Darol Fonoun), came to a close on Tuesday.

Fajr Festival Guests Visit Ghazali Cinema Town

International guests of Fajr 35th, chiefly A-list film directors, producers, actors, and critics visited Ghazali Cinema Town on Tuesday.

Cinematographer Kalari: Kiarostami Went Against the Rules

The second day of the program commemorating Abbas Kiarostami was attended by the film crew of The Wind Will Take Us and Tickets. Also in attendance were Mahmoud Kalari, Mohammad Reza Delpak, and Seifollah Samadian.

Iran and Hong Kong Cinema Organizations Welcome Co-Productions

Head of Iranian Cinema Organization Mohammad Mehdi Heidarian and his Hong Kong counterpart Mah Nuk Kuk have welcomed co-production of feature-length movies.

Classics Restored: Taghvai’s Captain Khorshid Returns to Fajr Screen

Fajr festival screened on Saturdaya restored version of Nasser Taghvai’s classic movie Captain Khorshid.

Commemoration Guests: Kiarostami Changed Our World Perspective

Fajr Festival began a week-long program on Saturday to commemorate the late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.

Austrian Producer Heiduschka: Arthouse Films Are Niche Market

It is the belief of A-list Austrian film producer Veit Heiduschka that arthouse movies are niche market, having played a key role in overhauling the global movie industry.

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