A record-breaking number of Iranian female filmmakers are set to take part in various sections of an international film festival due to be held within the next two weeks.
180 female Iranian filmmakers to compete in int'l festival
Iranian graphic artist Behzad Shishehgaran designed a poster in remembrance of the Iranian mathematician genius, Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, who died on Saturday following a long battle with breast cancer.
Shishegaran designs poster for Iran's Mirzakhani
An academic delegation from Chinese Tsinghua University called for promoting bilateral academic and cultural relations during a visit to Sharif University of Technology.
Chinese seek cooperation with Iran university
Iranian film 'Retouch', by Kaveh Mazaheri, won the Audience Award at the 25th Curtas Vila do Conde in Portugal.
Iran's 'Retouch' receives Audience Award at Portugal festival
A museum located in the Persepolis compound in Iran's Fars Province is home to dozens of ancient relics unearthed in the area, including a 2,600-year-old instrument.
2,600-year-old instrument on display in Persepolis museum
Meymand (also spelled ‘Maymand’ and ‘Meimand’) is a village of troglodytes — cave dwellers — located in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman.
Meymand: A wonderful village of houses within caves
International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by six percent in January-April of 2017 compared to the figure for the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growth in most major destinations and a steady rebound in others drove results. Prospects for May-August 2017 remain high.
World tourism witnesses 6% growth in four months
A copy of the Holy Qur'an written by an African slave in the US is on show at an exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon.
Qur'an copy written by slave in US on display in Beirut
An Iranian animated piece 'The Servant' won two awards at US and Mexican festivals.
Globetrotting 'The Servant' adds US, Mexico awards to its asset
Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing' was tapped to be the opening-night film at the upcoming Venice Film Festival. Sources have confirmed the news about the pic — social satire that stars Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Alec Baldwin and Neil Patrick Harris.
Payne's 'Downsizing' to open Venice Film Festival

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