In 2012, gifted duo Asghar Farhadi delivered the first Iranian film to win an Oscar, the domestic drama 'A Separation'. He won again this year for his seventh feature, 'The Salesman', in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
'The Salesman', manifestation of suspenseful cinema
Iranian artist Mohammad Aladpoush won the Best Cameraman award at the 57th Asia-Pacific Film Festival.
Best APFF Cameraman award goes to Iran's Aladpoush
Playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director Sam Shepard, who had been ill with ALS for some time, died peacefully on July 27 at his home in Kentucky, surrounded by his children and sisters. He was 73 years old.
Playwright, director and actor Sam Shepard passes away at 73
Iranian animated piece 'Release from Heaven', directed by Ali Noori-Oskouei scooped the Grand Prize for Best Animation category at SICAF film festival in South Korea.
'Release from Heaven' receives Best Animation at SICAF
Iranian drama film 'The Descendants', directed by Yasser Talebi and produced by Mitra Rouhi-Manesh, will be featured in three international film festivals.
'The Descendants' to compete in three int'l festivals
Iranian film 'Retouch' won the Best Short Film award at the Traverse City Film Festival 2017 in the US.
A new award for 'Retouch' in US
The first convoy of Iranian pilgrims arrived at Median Airport on Sunday and was welcomed by Iranian and Saudi Hajj authorities, including Minister of Hajj and Umra Muhammad Abdurrahman Bijavi, and Saudi Arabian youth with baskets of flowers and fresh dates.
Iranian Hajj pilgrims welcomed by Saudi authorities
Zoroastrian ossuaries were discovered in the Tower of Silence in Torkabad, Yazd, during the first season of archeological excavations.
Zoroastrian Ossuaries discovered in SE Iran
Over $466,000 allocated for renovating churches
Cultural Heritage Desk
Qara Kelisa holds Badarak ceremony

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