One Last Deal Comes to Festival of Festivals

One Last Deal, a 2018 Finnish drama directed by Klaus Härö will screen in the Festival of Festivals (Cup of Divination) section of 2019 Fajr International Film Festival. His movies screened in the previous editions of Fajr as well Isfahan International Children Film Festival. One Last Deal was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section


Get Film Producing Qualification In Rosa Bosch Workshop

Spanish Producer of Buena Vista International Club, Rosa Bosch, is scheduled to hold a film producing workshop during the 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival. Buena Vista Social Club is a 1999 documentary film directed by Wim Wenders about the music of Cuba. It is named for a danzón that became the title piece


Hassan Barzideh: Sustainable Festival Management Is a Must

Writer and director Hassan Varzideh says the biggest plus point for the Fajr International Film Festival is that you can watch films and talk to the talent behind them from across the globe right there and then, because there is a sustainable management system behind the scene. The Iranian director touched upon the importance of


Dariush Farhang: The Spell Is About Love, Not Horror

Written and directed by Dariush Farhang, The Spell (Telesm), a 1987 production, will be screened in the Classics Preserved section of this year’s Fajr International Film Festival. The film won Simorgh awards for best supporting actor, music score and editing. Farhang is delighted to see his movie being screened at the festival. He says the


Football Doc Triumph Coming to 2019 FIFF Docs in Focus

Triumph (2017) is the title of a documentary movie that will be screened and reviewed during this year’s Docs in Focus section of Fajr International Film Festival. According to the organizers of this year’s event, the notorious drone that flew over a sports stadium in Belgrade bearing a map of greater Albania in 2014 takes


New Intersections of Technology at 2019 Film Market

The annual Film Market of Fajr International Film Festival is proud to be a space for filmmakers and attendees to come experience how technology is changing storytelling in new ways, from workstations that are powering the high demands of today’s workflow to award-winning displays, equipment and powerful infrastructures solutions on the backend. In addition to


2019 Docs in Focus Boards Claude Monet Film

The 2019 edition of Fajr International Film Festival is scheduled to screen a work of art film that broke with convention in its Docs in Focus program. According to the Secretariat of the annual cinematic event, Giovanni Troilo’s Water Lilies of Monet – The Magic of Water and Light (2018) is the first lineup for


Behrouz Gharibpour: Going Back to Move Forward

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival has boarded cinema premieres of 5 restored Iranian and several other foreign films in the Classics Preserved section. One of the classics is The Runner, a 1985 film by Amir Naderi, one of the major directors of Iranian cinema before and after the Iranian Revolution. Behrouz Gharibpour


FIFF Filmmaking Workshop: Study with Italian Director Andrea Pallaoro

In his workshop class, Italian award-winning film director and screenwriter Andrea Pallaoro teaches his approach to filmmaking, from storytelling to editing, during the upcoming Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. The A-list guest, known for his Hannah, a 2017 Italian drama film, will deconstruct films and break down his craft, changing how you make –


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