Igor Guskov, Festival Programmer from Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival: Fajr Shows to the World Iran Supports Art and Artists

Igor Guskov is the programmer of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia. Last year, he attended Fajr as a jury member at the competition section. He has come to Iran to take part in Fajr for the second time. The public relations office of the festival had an interview with him.     Last


Mehrdad Oskoei: Documentaries Owe Film Festivals

  Mehrdad Skouei, Iranian young director believed that documentary films are like orphans and filmmakers of this genre can just present their works in festivals. According to the Public Relations Office of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, Mehrdad Oskoei whose film “Starless Stars” was one the most acclaimed and seen films in the festival


Emmanuel Prevost, A Jury Member: FIFF has a Promising Future

  Born in 1969 in Cambrai, Emmanuel Prevost began his career in the French Army (ECPA) working as cinematographer and photographer. He produced more than 10 short films and won many awards. He also worked with Jacques Rouxel (the Shadoks – cult French TV animated show). After working as director at the Gaumont Multimedia Studio and


Fereydoun Jeirani; 34th FIFF Held Well-Organized

 Director of “Red” considered organization of the 34th FIFF as one of the strengths of the 34th edition. According to The Public Relations Office of the 34th Fajr international film festival, Freidoun Jeirani, Iranian director commented about the level of the festival and said, “Based on my visit from the festival palace and my talks


150 International Guests Attended 34th FIFF

  150 guests from different countries were attended in 34th Fajr International Film Festival. According to the public relations office of the 34th FIFF, 150 international guests from 20 countries attended the festival and watched films during six days also participated in different sections. Festival guests were from Italy, Croatia, Australia, Canada Georgia, Russia, Japan,


The Iranian Cinema Needs to be Introduced More Widely; The Korean Film Distributer, Eunjoo Barg, on the 19th International Film Market

  Eunjoo Barg is a film distributor from South Korea working for Alto Media Ltd. Please tell us about your background in cinema and how familiar you are with this festival. We are really interested in Iranian films and last year we distributed two films from Iran: one was ‘Today’ by Reza Mirkarimi and the


Jean-Michel Frodon, Cahiers du Cinéma’s Former Editor-in-Chief: I Liked to Watch More Iranian Films

Jean-Michel Frodon, worked as an educator from 1971 to 1981. He became a journalist and film critic for the weekly periodical Le Point, of which his father, Pierre Billard, also a journalist and a film critic, was one of the founders and chief editors. He held this post until 1990.He took over the same functions at


Gay Jennifer Breyley: Iranian Cinema; Lots of Universal Themes About The Human Conditions

  Gay Jennifer Breyley gained her PhD from the University of Wollongong. She is currently (2007) Faculty of Arts Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Music – Conservatorium at Monash University, Australia which is one of the country’s prestigious Group of Eight. Breyley is also editor and translator of Changing the Curtains, the Money and


Director of El Clasico: It is a Film about Small People with Big Dreams

  Halkawt Mustafa, young director of “El Clasico” insisted that his film is a human story and that’s why audiences love it. According to the public relations office of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, director of the coproduction film, “El Clasico” in an interview described about his film and its characters. This is your


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