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“Love and Garbage” comes to Iranian bookstores

TEHRAN – Iranian publishing house Lega Press has recently released a Persian translation of Czech writer Ivan Klima’s novel “Love and Garbage”. Farideh Guyandeh is the translator of the book that was originally...

“Brother’s Keeper”, “Deadlock” join Fajr festival lineup

TEHRAN – The 38th International Fajr Film Festival’s growing list of international films will now also be featuring the Turkish drama “Brother’s Keeper” and the Slovenian film “Deadlock”, the organizers have announced.  Directed...

“Haboob” honored at Stuttgart Intl. Festival of Animated Film

TEHRAN – Iranian short movie “Haboob” has won a special mention from the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) in Germany. The movie directed by Mahsa Samani received the honor in the...

Iranian photographer Armin Karami honored at Istanbul Photo Awards

TEHRAN – Iranian photographer Armin Karami won first prize in the Portrait Story category of the Istanbul Photo Awards, the organizers announced last week. He received that award for “Foreign Mirror”, a series...

“Asak” named best short doc at Vienna Ethnocineca festival

TEHRAN - Iranian filmmaker Mehdi Zamanpur Kiasari’s “Asak” won the award for best short documentary at the 15th edition of the Vienna Ethnocineca International Documentary Film Festival. “Asak”, which means a small hand-mill...

Berlin Sinema Transtopia to review Iranian New Wave masterpieces

TEHRAN – Nine masterpieces of the Iranian New Wave cinema will be reviewed in a massive program at Sinema Transtopia, a center in Berlin that explores cinema as a space for social discourse and a place for exchange and...

Doc portraying volunteer doctors in Iran’s deprived area produced

TEHRAN – A documentary portraying activities of a group of Tehran’s renowned doctors, who volunteered to give treatment for people living in Bashagard, a deprived area in the southeastern Iranian province of Hormozgan, has recently been completed. ...

Chloe Benjamin’s bestselling novel “The Immortalists” published in Persian 

TEHRAN – American writer Chloe Benjamin’s bestselling novel “The Immortalists” has recently been published in Persian by Ketabe Khucheh in Tehran. The book has been rendered into Persian by the prolific Iranian translator...

Noruz art exhibition reopens as COVID-19 curbs eased

TEHRAN – An exhibition displaying artworks on the traditions and rituals for the Iranian New Year celebration Noruz at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center reopened on Saturday as the Iranian government has eased curbs on regular activities in the new...

More Iranian movies added to Rotterdam festival lineup

TEHRAN – The International Film Festival Rotterdam has picked three more movies from Iranian filmmakers to screen during its 50th edition, which will take place in the Dutch city from June 2 to 6. ...

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