Latest News for: Persian films

Edit

Zhang Yimou's Cliff Walkers gets seven nominations

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
Zhang, 71, was nominated for Best Director at China's top film awards ... The film stars Yu Hewei and Zhang Yi, who will compete for Best Actor ... For the first time, five foreign films will compete for Best International Film, including Oscar-winning psychological drama The Father and Persian Lessons, a joint production of Russia, Germany and Belarus.
Edit

Zhang Yimou's Cliff Walkers gets seven Golden Rooster Award nominations

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
Zhang, 71, was nominated for Best Director at China's top film awards ... The film stars Yu Hewei and Zhang Yi, who will compete for Best Actor ... For the first time, five foreign films will compete for Best International Film, including Oscar-winning psychological drama The Father and Persian Lessons, a joint production of Russia, Germany and Belarus.
Edit

Nature rolls out the red carpet

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
A sea of fallen red, brown and orange autumn leaves on Monday turned Nishat Bagh in Srinagar, Kashmir, into a scene worthy of a Bollywood film. Known as "the Garden of Joy" or "Garden of Delight" in Urdu, the Persian-style garden was built in 1633 by Empress Noor Jahan's brother ...
Edit

Iraq: Restoration efforts continue on 1,400-year-old Arch of Ctesiphon

Ruptly 26 Nov 2021
The Iraqi government has now started the second phase of restoring Iwan Khosrau, the last remains of the Winter Palace of the Persian Sasanian Empire, located in al-Mada'in, south of Baghdad. Footage filmed on Friday shows iron beams built ...
Edit

Usman Mukhtar drops teaser of upcoming film 'Umro Ayyar'

The News International 17 Nov 2021
The film, that is directed by Azfar Jafri, narrates fantasy, magic and adventure from a century old Persian folklore.
Edit

Highly Praised Drama Honored at French Festival

Kayhan 16 Nov 2021
TEHRAN (MNA) – ‘TiTi’, the Iranian drama film directed by Ida Panahandeh, won an award at the French film festival, Nouvelles Images Persanes ... point of view in this film festival.
Edit

Ramin Bidar Connects With International UK Pop Star, Neon Hitch For Their Forthcoming International Collaborative Single

The Source 05 Nov 2021
Born and raised in Dubai, U.A.E. with a Persian ethnic background, he got his start in the entertainment business as a film scorer for independent films. Having won The Indie Gathering International Film Scoring Award in 2011 & 2012 receiving 1st place, setting the stage for his 2014 American Songwriting Award ... Ramin and Neon met in 2020 in Miami, FL.
Edit

Virtual Boston Jewish Film Festival features eclectic round-up of movies, live programming

Metrowest Daily News 04 Nov 2021
All films are available for online streaming through Nov ... Another festival highlight, the Massachusetts premiere of feature film "Persian Lessons" is also screening at several international film festivals worldwide and won the Audience Award at the Seville European Film Festival in 2020.
Edit

Persian Translation of Italian War Novel on Bookshelves

Kayhan 03 Nov 2021
TEHRAN (IBNA) -- A book by Italian journalist, historian, and writer Indro Montanelli (1909-2001) ‎‎’General della Rovere’ based on a true story revealing the fascist acts during World War ‎II has been rendered into Persian and published.
Edit

Hate campaign in India against Urdu for being a ‘Muslim’ language

Al Jazeera 27 Oct 2021
It also borrowed heavily from Persian, Turkish and Arabic languages ... It was British linguist John Gilchrist who for the first time classified and defined Hindustani into two broad categories – words inspired largely by Persian and Arabic were identified as Urdu, and those inspired by Sanskrit became Hindi.
Edit

3 showings at the Austin Jewish Film Fest you just can’t pass over

Culture Map 26 Oct 2021
Jewish films are a treasure trove not just of history and resilience, but of wit and the earnestness of real-life stories ... The Austin Jewish Film Festival brings more than 50 films from all over the world to Austin this November, covering a broad range from historical dramas to lighthearted comedies ... Persian Lessons.
Edit

Hybrid Long Beach Jewish Film Festival opens with live event

Press Telegram 26 Oct 2021
A documentary about a Holocaust survivor turned fashion mogul will open the 18th annual Long Beach Jewish Film Festival on Wednesday, Nov ...Persian Lessons,” a 2020 film about a Jewish man who pretends to be Iranian to avoid execution in a concentration camp, will run from Nov.
Edit

Iran’s ‘Atabai’ to Take Part in Cambridge Film Festival

Kayhan 25 Oct 2021
TEHRAN - The Iranian film, ‘Atabai,’ directed by director Niki Karimi, will take part in the Cambridge Film Festival from November 18 to 25. The film will have two screenings on November 21 and 25 ... The 106-minute film will be screened with Persian, Turkish, and English subtitles.
Edit

Mumbai: Docu on Iranians in India maps pitiful condition of ex-nomads

The Times of India 25 Oct 2021
The 17-minute, non-commercial film in Persian, Khaneh Be Doosh (The Nomads), with English subtitles, maps the over 500-year journey of these erstwhile gypsies who have settled but are marginalized ... I decided to make a film.” ... Leading a sedentary life, these Persian-speaking Indian citizens possess passports, Aadhaar cards and other documents.
×