In the aftermath of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran, the Zurich Film Festival will make Iran the guest country of its New World View section, which will spotlight the latest…
Hot young Iranian auteur Shahram Mokri is set to shoot Tehran-set “Hojoom” (“Attack”) following his standout “Fish & Cat,” the surreal single-take slasher of sorts that made an international splash…
Berlinale topper Dieter Kosslick has been at the fest's helm for 12 years -- introducing significant changes significant changes and new initiatives that have become staple parts of the festival and…
Iran's film community is protesting the government's decision to shutter the independently run Iranian House of Cinema for political reasons, including reportedly inviting Angelina Jolie to Tehran.
France's top film institutions have joined to launch an international petition to free the six Iranian filmmakers jailed since Sept. 18 by Iran's authorities.
It'll take more than an arrest and 20-year filmmaking ban to silence Iranian New Wave master Jafar Panahi.
There was good news and bad news delivered during a panel on the state of Iranian cinema held in Berlin on Wednesday.
Anyone visiting the Iranian pavilion is in for a surprise: there's nothing there besides a completely empty, furniture-less room. The reason behind the mysterious void is less to do with the…