Marina Toropygina, Festival Programmer of Moscow International Film Festival; The Public-Friendly Atmosphere of the Festival Attracted Me

  Marina Toropygina is the festival programmer of Moscow International Film Festival which is one of the oldest in the world. For the first time it was held in 1935 with Sergei Eisenstein as chairman of the jury. Nevertheless the festival history is usually traced back to 1959, when it became a regular event. It


Iranian and Turkish Cultures Are like Sisters and Brothers; Enis Köstepen, Turkish Producer Talked bout 34th FIFF

Trained in international trade and sociology at Bogazici University and anthropology at The New School for Social Reasearch, Enis Köstepen worked in various academic and NGO research projects. He has been a founding editorial board member of film monthly Altyazi since 2001. His producer credits include Dark Cloud (2009), Beyond the Hill (2012), Lifelong (2013,


Motamedaria Changed the Atmosphere of the Darolfonoun

 Fateme Motamedaria the Iranian popular and acclaimed actress held a different workshop in Darolfonoun According to the Public Relations Office of the 34th Fajr Internatonal Film Festival, Motamedaria in her workshop said, “I don’t cry easily but you made me cry by this film.” This was her reaction in the last program of Darolfonoun. She


Igor Guskov, Festival Programmer from Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival: Fajr Shows to the World Iran Supports Art and Artists

Igor Guskov is the programmer of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia. Last year, he attended Fajr as a jury member at the competition section. He has come to Iran to take part in Fajr for the second time. The public relations office of the festival had an interview with him.     Last


Mehrdad Oskoei: Documentaries Owe Film Festivals

  Mehrdad Skouei, Iranian young director believed that documentary films are like orphans and filmmakers of this genre can just present their works in festivals. According to the Public Relations Office of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, Mehrdad Oskoei whose film “Starless Stars” was one the most acclaimed and seen films in the festival


Emmanuel Prevost, A Jury Member: FIFF has a Promising Future

  Born in 1969 in Cambrai, Emmanuel Prevost began his career in the French Army (ECPA) working as cinematographer and photographer. He produced more than 10 short films and won many awards. He also worked with Jacques Rouxel (the Shadoks – cult French TV animated show). After working as director at the Gaumont Multimedia Studio and


Fereydoun Jeirani; 34th FIFF Held Well-Organized

 Director of “Red” considered organization of the 34th FIFF as one of the strengths of the 34th edition. According to The Public Relations Office of the 34th Fajr international film festival, Freidoun Jeirani, Iranian director commented about the level of the festival and said, “Based on my visit from the festival palace and my talks


150 International Guests Attended 34th FIFF

  150 guests from different countries were attended in 34th Fajr International Film Festival. According to the public relations office of the 34th FIFF, 150 international guests from 20 countries attended the festival and watched films during six days also participated in different sections. Festival guests were from Italy, Croatia, Australia, Canada Georgia, Russia, Japan,


The Iranian Cinema Needs to be Introduced More Widely; The Korean Film Distributer, Eunjoo Barg, on the 19th International Film Market

  Eunjoo Barg is a film distributor from South Korea working for Alto Media Ltd. Please tell us about your background in cinema and how familiar you are with this festival. We are really interested in Iranian films and last year we distributed two films from Iran: one was ‘Today’ by Reza Mirkarimi and the


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