French Movie Director Olivier Megaton, who is attending the 36th Fajr Int'l Film Festival (FIff36), said his interest in Iran's cinema has been the biggest motive in participating in the ongoing fair.
French director: Interest in Iran's cinema biggest motive for attending FIff
Critically-acclaimed composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi said that he will perform a few 'surprising' tracks for the Iranian audience during his shows on April 25-27 in Tehran.
Italian Einaudi promises surprises in upcoming Tehran shows
The 29th Fajr Open started with the attendance of 187 taekwondo fighters in Alborz province on Saturday.
Fajr international taekwondo competitions kick off in Alborz
Iran's ancient village of Maymand, located around 900km south of the capital Tehran, is littered with troglodytic dwellings — cavernous, underground homes carved out of soft rock. Stone engravings found at the site are estimated to be more than 10,000 years old.
Maymand: An ancient cave village
The 36th Fajr International Film Festival (FIff36) began with the screening of 'Beyond the Clouds' by Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi. An India-set melodrama, the flick paints a texture-rich picture of humanity at its best and its worst.
Majidi's 'Beyond the Clouds' opens FIff36
Iran unveiled three rugs woven by highly-skilled Iranian artistes to be presented as gifts to Team Melli's Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Iran unveils rugs woven for 2018 FIFA World Cup rivals
A French cinematic activist said Tehran and Paris enjoy cordial relations, adding that the good co-productions of the two nations have verified that they share common interests concerning art and cinema.
UniFrance Founde: FIFF great opportunity to introduce Iranian cinema
‘Beyond the Clouds’ directed by Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi is due to be screened in more than 34 regions including the Persian Gulf littoral states, Canada, North African, Pakistan, India, the US, Netherlands, the UK, Belgium, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia and some other countries.
Majidi’s ‘Beyond the Clouds’ due to be released worldwide

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