April 25, 2017 1013 GMT
'Lay My Bed in the Room' wins laurels in French filmfest
Iranian documentary 'Lay My Bed in the Room', by Amir Toudeh-Roosta, won Juries Prize at the Festival Silhouette in Paris and was accepted for screening in international film festivals.
Shajarian returns to Iran
Living legend of classical Persian music Mohammadreza Shajarian returned to Iran after a long stay in Sacramento, California in the United States, where he underwent treatment for kidney cancer.
Busan to honor Kiarostami with 'Asian Filmmaker of Year Award'
The late Iranian film-director Abbas Kiarostami is to receive the Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award at the 21st Busan International Film Festival 2016 (BIFF) in South Korea.
Day of Persian poetry honors Shahriar
September 17 has been named the 'National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature' in Iran to coincide with the death anniversary of the legendary Iranian poet Shahriar.
Russian oligarch leads art donation to Paris museum
An exhibition with more than 250 works of Russian and Soviet art, donated by one of Russia's richest oligarchs, opened at the Pompidou Center in Paris.
Scorsese, Sherman to receive Japan's Praemium Imperiale award
American filmmaker Martin Scorsese will receive Japan's highest cultural honor as he works to complete his latest film — the Japan-themed religious epic 'Silence'.
Qur'an translations handed out in Sweden
The International Institute for Sciences and Culture handed out translations of the Holy Qur'an in different languages among refugees in Sweden.
Pyongyang to screen 'The Other's Father'
An Iranian feature film 'The Other's Father', by Yadollah Samadi, will be screened at a North Korean film festival.
Iran bags awards at Moondance filmfest
Three Iranian films, including 'The Sea and the Flying Fish', received awards at the Moondance International Film Festival in the US.
Raindance Film Festival builds bridges with Chinese film industry
London's Raindance Film Festival, which runs September 21 to October 22, unveiled its co-production and industry events, including a day devoted to building relationships with the Chinese film industry.
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