Commemoration Guests: Kiarostami Changed Our World Perspective

Fajr Festival began a week-long program on Saturday to commemorate the late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.


Austrian Producer Heiduschka: Arthouse Films Are Niche Market

It is the belief of A-list Austrian film producer Veit Heiduschka that arthouse movies are niche market, having played a key role in overhauling the global movie industry.


Remembering Donald Ranvaud

It is so sad to hear that one of our dearest friends and greatest supporters of Iranian cinema and Fajr International Film Festival passed away when he was serving as a jury member in Montreal a few days ago. As a producer focusing on China and Latin America in different stages of his career, Donald


Report of The Closing Ceremony// Hello to 35th FIFF

The closing ceremony of the 34th Fajr international Film Festival is being held in Vahadat Hall, Tehran, Iran. According to the public Relations office of the 34th FIFF, the closing ceremony of the 34th Fajr was held in time in Vahdat Hall with the presence of Iranian cinema managers, cineastes, political figures, and national and


The Director of “White Nights”: The Basis of Any Film Is Imagination

  According to the Public relations office of the 34th FIFF, on Thursday 21st of April, Farzad Motamen talked about his experiences in cinema with the students of Darolfonoun. He said: considering the fact that I work on scripts which are written by others, I can claim that I am more of a director; therefore,


Workshop Report Prominent Iranian Filmmaker, Majid Majidi, Shared His Experiences with Darolfonoun Students

    As reported by the public relations office of the 34th FIFF, the Darolfonoun Section hosted Majid Majidi, the prominent Iranian filmmaker at the very first workshop of the festival. In a hall full of attendees, Majid Majidi shared his filmmaking experiences.   At the beginning of the session, Head of the Darolfonoun Section,


Esfandiari; 19th Film Market Will Focus on Quality Rather Than Quantity

In the first press conference of the 34th FIFF, Amir Esfandiari, the International Deputy of the festival talked about the qualities of the films, participating in the international section, and also the film market and its particular guests.   According to the Public Relation Office of 34th FIFF, Amir Esfandiari said, “The festival has focused


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