In Pictures: FIFF 2021 Presenters on Fifth Day

The 38th Fajr International Film Festival is underway in the Iranian capital until June 2.


Restored Classic Baduk Unveiled at FIFF – In Pictures

Directed by Majid Majidi, restored classic movie Baduk was unveiled and screened at Charsou Cineplex on Monday May 31. Director Majidi, Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi, Ahmad Masjed Jamei and FIFF Director Mohammad Mehdi Asgarpour attended the inauguration ceremony.


38th FIFF Sidelines in Pictures | Fifth Day

The 2021 FIFF is underway in the Iranian capital until June 2. This year’s event is presided over by Iranian film director and screenwriter Mohammad Mehdi Asgarpour.


Tehran’s Outdoor Cinema Hosts Lor Girl – In Pictures

A new restored version of Iranian film Lor Girl (1933) directed by Ardeshir Irani was screened at Tehran’s Kanoon Cinema as part of the Restored Classics section of the 38th Fajr International Film Festival.


6 Swiss Restored Classics Screening at Fajr

Six restored classic movies from Switzerland are screening in the Restored Classics category of the 38th Fajr International Film Festival.


In Pictures: Film Posters Exhibition at FIFF 2021

The 38th Fajr International Film Festival has put on display selected film posters from the 1980s and 1990s era at this year’s cinematic event. The posters on display at the Charsou Cineplex in Tehran depict Iranian and Cuban movies from the classic period.


Touraj Aslani: Young, Talented Filmmakers Should Be Supported

On the fourth day of the 38th Fajr International Film Fetsival, film critic Sahar Asrazad talked to Aslani about his co-production experiences in cinema.


Legend of Bonasan, The Genie in the Lamp Pays Tribute to Peace

Directed by Habib Ahmadzadeh, Legend of Bonasan, The Genie in the Lamp was screened in the 38th FIFF’s Eastern Vista category, Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries.


Frederic Maire on Swiss Cinema – Part One

Swiss film critic, and former director of the Locarno Film Festival says there is a polemic phrase which claims that Swiss cinema doesn’t exist, because in reality, Swiss itself doesn’t really exist in terms of cinema.


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