Ute Hall from university of Basel, Switzerland; Poetical Aspects of Iranian Cinema Absorbs European Audiences

  Ute Hall from university of Basel, Switzerland is one the international guests of the 34th FIFF. she believes that during her visit she has thought a lot about Iranian culture and cinema and is looking forward further cooperation. According to the public relations office of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, Ute Hall, Professor


The Festival Programmer of Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival; There Is No Cinema Without The Society

  Gönül Dönmez-Colin is a film scholar specializing in the cinemas of Central Asia and the Middle East. She is the author of Women, Islam and Cinema, Cinemas of the Other: A Personal Journey with Filmmakers from the Middle East and Central Asia, and The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East.   For


An Interview with Brian Bennett, American Festival Manager: Good Films and the People that Run It Make a Festival

Brian Zabriskie Bennett is an American festival manager, who runs a festival called 9FilmFest in Bangkok, Thailand.


Unique Features and Memorable Scenes of “The Bridge” from Mahmoud Kalari’s Point of View

Mahmoud Kalari, Iranian veteran cameraman, believes “The Bridge” documentary is a wonderful and memorable film. Mahmoud Kalari about the features of The Bridge said, “one of the features of this documentary is that the filmmaker is merged into the film and you can say he wholeheartedly combined with the film.” He continued, “another feature is


Interview with Maxine Williamson, Artistic Director of Asia Pacific Screen Awards: Iranian Cinema Demonstrates Humanistic Dramas

    Maxine Williamson Australian artistic director of Organization for Asia Pacific Screen awards believes that Iran and Australia should start investing on co-production opportunities regarding Iranian population in Australia. According to the Public Relations Office of the 34th Fajr international film festival, Maxine Williamson in an interview described about her third experience in FIFF.


An Interview with Zaza Khalvashi, Director of Solomon, the Georgian Film: I Was Growing Up Watching Iranian Films

      Zaza Khalvashi was born on May 17, 1957 in Batumi, Adjar ASSR, Georgian SSR, USSR [now Republic of Georgia]. He is a director and writer, known for Mizerere (1996), Ik-Chemtan (1990) and The Wishing Tree (1977). Solomon, his latest movie, has won the best film of the year from Georgia film festival


An Interview with Marcin Luczaj, Programmer at Warsaw Film Festival: FIFF looks like festival and film markets in Europe or Unites States

Marcin Luczaj, who is representing Warsaw Film festival finds FIFF well organized and is looking for new and experimental Iranian films for the upcoming edition of Warsaw Film Festival. According to the public relations office of the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, Marcin Luczaj in an interview talked about his expectations about his presence in


An interview with Ginella Vocca , the president of Medfilm Festival: Iranian Directors Are Full of Creativity

This interview was held in Ferdowsi Hotel. Ginella Vocca is from Rome, Italy.


An interview with Anna Purkrabkova, Program Coordinator of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: I Hope FIFF Helps Me Get A Better Picture Of Iranian Cinema

It is Anna Purkrabkova’s first time in Iran though she is quiet familiar with Iranian cinema. These days she is busy selecting movies for 2016 edition of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, a festival very interested in Iranian cinema.


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