Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi was commemorated in a ceremony to mark the Oscar for his flick 'The Salesman'. The event was attended by several Iranian artists as well as the public in Tehran's Cinema Museum of Iran on March 3, 2017.
Iranian animation 'The Servant', directed by Farnoush Abedi, which is about a giant cockroach who gets tired of his servitude to man, won the best short animation award for February at London Independent Film Festival.
Expansion of cultural cooperation between Iran and India was discussed in a meeting between the Head of Iran's Academy of Persian Language and Literature Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel and India's Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman commended the prominent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and the cast and crew of his film 'The Salesman' for winning the 2017 Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film.