Eastern Vista: Fajr Announces Movies in Competition

Fajr Film Festival has announced the names of feature-length and short films that will compete in its Eastern Vista program: Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries. On Monday, festival director Reza Mirkarimi announced this year’s names at a press conference in Tehran. Here are all the feature-length titles screening: A Father’s Will (2016)


Fajr Festival Announces Cinema Salvation Lineup

The 2017 Fajr International Film Festival has announced the lineup for Cinema Salvation (International Competition) and it is as solid as ever. On Monday, festival director Reza Mirkarimi announced this year’s names at a press conference in Tehran. The program brings together feature-length favorites, shorts, and Iranian premieres for its 35th edition. The festival takes


Green Screen: Environmental Films to Screen at Fajr 2017

The 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival has unveiled the names of movies that will be screened at this year’s Environmental Films program. According to the organizers, the program features eight foreign films and one Iranian feature-length film. The selected movies will be also screened at the Festival of Festivals and Docs in Focus


Restored Classic Movies Screen at Fajr 2017

The 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival will be showing a number of fully restored classics from A-list directors. In keeping with festival tradition, the program will be celebrating recently restored gems and revitalized classics from Marcel Carné, Akira Kurosawa, Robert Bresson, Buster Keaton, and Charles Chaplin. The program will also screen three recently


Docs in Focus in Fajr: 12 Films Are Participating

The 2017 Fajr International Film Festival has announced the names of movies playing in its Docs in Focus program. According to the Secretariat of the annual event, there are also four Iranian documentaries in the lineup, as follows: In Exile (2016) 1h 12min | Documentary Director: Tin Win Naing Country: Germany | Myanmar Language: Burmese


Shadows of Horror Come to Fajr at Midnight Screenings

Fajr International Film Festival has unveiled the names of movies that will be screened at this year’s Midnight Screenings (Shadows of Horror) program. The program will feature a horror movie every night at 23:30 on the sidelines of the annual event, from 21 to 28 April. Here are six foreign horror movies to watch for


Fajr 2017 Announces Top Films for Special Screenings

The 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival has unveiled top movies that will be featured in its Special Screenings (Masters of Cinema) program this year. The feature-length movies from A-list directors like Terrence Malick, Ken Loach, Andrzej Wajda, Rithy Panh, Catherine Cadou, and François Ozon as well as two Iranian directors Bahman Farmanara and


Top Iranian Films Up for Grabs at Fajr Film Market

Fajr 2017 has unveiled high profile acquisitions of Iranian films in the sidebar Film Market. The main activity is in sales for films screening in the sidebar Film Market. It may take time to assess this run. But so far all signs indicate a strong return to the robust activity and old time glamour of


Fajr 2017 Unveils Poster, Announces Movies for Festival of Festivals

Fajr Film Festival has unveiled the poster and the movies that will be showing at this year’s Festival of Festivals program, entitled Cup of Divination or Jam-e Jahan Nama. Top movies from Iran, China, Germany, Italy, Egypt, France, Slovakia, UK, Spain, and Argentina, among others, will grace this year’s program. Here are all the titles


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