Classics Preserved to Screen 7 Russian Titles: FIFF

The Classics Preserved section of the 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival has boarded seven Russian titles for screening this year. These films produced and restored by Mosfilm, a film studio which is among the largest and oldest in the Russian Federation and in Europe. Its output includes most of the more widely acclaimed


FIFF 2019: Production Design Workshop by German A-lister

Discover your own conceptual approach to design for film and television in our 2019 production design workshop by Silke Buhr at this year’s Fajr International Film Festival. The German award-winning production designer is scheduled to hold her workshop during the annual cinematic event in Tehran. Buhr is known for her superb production designs in movies


37th FIFF Film Market to Screen 25 Iranian Titles

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival has lined up 25 Iranian titles for screening at this year’s Film Market. The Festival will once again screen this year selected titles for its accredited visitors, international festival guests and distributors in the Film Market. The market is centered around the commerce of Iranian film, the


Talent Campus Student to Attend 37th FIFF with Summer Survivors

Marija Kavtaradze, one of the top students of the Darolfonoun (Talent Campus for Iranian, Regional and World Young Filmmakers) of 35th Fajr International Film Festival, will take part in this year’s cinematic event with her feature-length movie Summer Survivors. According to the secretariat of the annual event, the Festival of Festivals section will board the


FIFF: Classics Preserved to Screen 5 Iranian Films

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival will present cinema premiere of 5 restored Iranian and several other foreign films in the Classics Preserved section. Among the premieres will be film classics such as The Runner (Amir Naderi), The Scout (Ebrahim Hatamikia), The Spell (Dariush Farhang), Frosty Roads (Masoud Jafari Jozani), and The Last


Fajr International Film Festival 2019: Workshop by ‘Certified Copy’ Cinematographer Luca Bigazzi

Gain practical skills and learn about the world of film in a cinematography workshop by A-list Italian cinematographer Luca Bigazzi at this year’s Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF). Bigazzi (born in 1958) is one of Italy’s most acclaimed award-winning directors of photography. His life has been dedicated entirely to the best of independent Italian cinema.


Oliver Stone’s Post After Travel To Iran: A beautiful country, an ancient Persian culture and history, people with warm hearts

American director, Oliver Stone, mentioned his travel to Iran, attending the International Fajr Film Festival, in a post on his Facebook page.


Semih Kaplanoglu: New Talents Are Future of Cinema

Semih Kaplanoglu is a Turkish screenwriter, producer and director, known for Egg (2007), Honey (2010) and Angel’s Fall (2004). His films are characterized by metaphysical themes and distinctively authored use of cinematography. Kaplanoglu, who is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential directors in Turkish cinema, has received 28 international awards and


Thomas Mauch: Storyboards Kill Ideas

Thomas Mauch is a German cinematographer and film producer. With a career that spans over fifty years in both film and television. Mauch is well known for his numerous collaborations with Edgar Reitz, Alexander Kluge, Werner Schroeter, and Werner Herzog. Some of his well-known films include Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Werner Herzog, 1972), Heinrich


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