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‘Pet Man’ to be screened at Horrible Imaginings Filmfest.

‘Pet Man’ to be screened at Horrible Imaginings Filmfest.

Iranian short animated piece ‘Pet Man’ by Marzieh Abrar-Paydar has made it into the screening program of 2018 Horrible Imaginings Film Festival in San Diego of USA.

 
Iranian animation ‘The Fox’ goes to Canada, Serbia

Iranian animation ‘The Fox’ goes to Canada, Serbia

Iranian short animated piece ‘The Fox’ directed by Sadegh Javadi has been accepted into the screening program of two film festivals in Canada and Serbia.

 
Short documentary movie to be screened in Austria Film Festival

Short documentary movie to be screened in Austria Film Festival

Iranian documentary movie named ‘Diego’ will be screened at Linz International Short Film Festival in Austria.

 
National Reporter’s Day marked in Iran

National Reporter’s Day marked in Iran

News agencies have marked National Reporter’s Day commemorating the anniversary of the martyrdom of an Iranian reporter in Afghanistan.

 
Iranian documentary to vie in Greek festival

Iranian documentary to vie in Greek festival

Directed by Sina Kianpour, Greek festival of IDFI will be screened the Iranian documentary named Instagrammer'.

 
Russian capital to host Iran cultural week

Russian capital to host Iran cultural week

Russian people will stand a chance to make more acquaintance with Iranian culture and arts as the capital Moscow will be hosting Iran’s cultural week soon.

 
Iran chess players top-ranked in Asian Nations Cup

Iran chess players top-ranked in Asian Nations Cup

Iranian national men's team (Green) won the title of Asian Nations Cup for Team Championship in Rapid section, for the first time in its history.

 
‘Alphabet’ to be screened at two intl. film festivals

‘Alphabet’ to be screened at two intl. film festivals

Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ directed by Kianoush Abedi has been accepted into the screening programs of two international film festivals in Mexico and USA.

 
‘Life without Life’ goes to Korea’s Jecheon filmfest.

‘Life without Life’ goes to Korea’s Jecheon filmfest.

Iranian drama ‘Life without Life’ written and directed by Kaveh Moeinfar has made it into the competition section of 14th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival in South Korea.

 
Iran to mount Asian Nations Chess Cup next week

Iran to mount Asian Nations Chess Cup next week

The 2018 edition of the Asian Nations Chess Cup will be held between July 26 and August 4 in Iranian western city of Hamedan.

 
Mastaneh Mohajer selected as jury member for Algeria

Mastaneh Mohajer selected as jury member for Algeria's FIOFA

Iranian director and film editor Mastaneh Mohajer has been selected to serve on the panel of jury at the 11th International Arab Film Festival of Oran (FIOFA).

 

'Yeva' to vie at Burgas Intl. Filmfest.

The feature movie 'Yeva', written and directed by Iranian-Armenian Anahid Abad will go on screen in the competition section of the Burgas International Film Festival.

 
Tajikistan ready to expand ties with Iranian city of Hamedan

Tajikistan ready to expand ties with Iranian city of Hamedan

Tajik ambassador to Iran hailed the cultural commonalties between his country and Iranian western province of Hamadan and called for increasing interactions.

 
Pirband wins Best Female Director Award in USA

Pirband wins Best Female Director Award in USA

Short film ‘Fermysk’ directed by Maryam Pirband won the Best Female Director Award at International Independent Shorts Awards in USA.

 
‘With Me’ to be screened at US’ Brainwash Movie Fest.

‘With Me’ to be screened at US’ Brainwash Movie Fest.

Directed by Azadeh Ghochagh, Iranian short ‘With Me’ has been accepted into the competition section of 24th Brainwash Movie Festival in Oakland, US.

 
‘Kelileh & Demneh’ to vie at Russian filmfest.

‘Kelileh & Demneh’ to vie at Russian filmfest.

Directed by Alireza Tavakkoli, Iranian animated film ‘Kelileh & Demneh’ will take part at children film competition section of the 13th ‘In the Family’ Film Festival in Yaroslavl, Russia.

 
‘Alphabet’ to be screened at intl. film festivals

‘Alphabet’ to be screened at intl. film festivals

Iranian short animation ‘Alphabet’ directed by Kianoush Abedi has been accepted into the screening programs of two international film festivals in Italy and the US.

 
‘Bitter Sea’ to compete at S Africa’s Durban filmfest.

‘Bitter Sea’ to compete at S Africa’s Durban filmfest.

‘Bitter Sea’ by Iranian filmmaker Fateme Ahmadi will compete at the 39th Durban International Film Festival in South Africa.

 
“Rectitude, best promoter for Islam”, cleric

“Rectitude, best promoter for Islam”, cleric

Senior Iranian jurisprudent referred to tendency of the western people for Islam stressing that the good behavior of Muslims is the best element which has promoted the holy religion.

 
Iran’s ‘Alphabet’ to compete at Ortigia Intl. Filmfest

Iran’s ‘Alphabet’ to compete at Ortigia Intl. Filmfest

Alphabet, Iranian short animation, has been accepted into the screening program of the 10th edition of Ortigia International Film Festival.

 
Iraqi director to make a joint film with Iran

Iraqi director to make a joint film with Iran

Famous Iraqi-Dutch film director Mohamed Al-Daradji is going to make his new film in cooperation with Iran, stressing he would like to introduce the two nations’ culture to the world through cinema.

 
Cinema Iran celebrating 5th anniv. in Munich

Cinema Iran celebrating 5th anniv. in Munich

From 11 to 15 July, Munich is celebrating Iranian cinema at the Carl Amery Hall at Gasteig with a diverse program including feature films, documentaries, discussion rounds, art and literature about and ...

 
Sharifinia awarded at Cyprus Intl. Filmfest.

Sharifinia awarded at Cyprus Intl. Filmfest.

Iranian actress Mahraveh Sharifinia has won the Leading Actress Award in the Cyprus International Film Festival 2018.

 
Iran Cultural Week highly welcomed by Azeri people

Iran Cultural Week highly welcomed by Azeri people

Iranian cultural Week in Baku was highly welcomed by the people of Republic of Azerbaijan which was attended by high profile Iranian and Azeri cultural figures.

 
‘No Date, No Signature’ clinches award at Brussels Intl. Filmfest.

‘No Date, No Signature’ clinches award at Brussels Intl. Filmfest.

Iranian feature movie ‘No Date, No Signature’ directed by Vahid Jalilvand has won the Best Film Award at the Brussels International Film Festival.

 
Iran holds Islamic courses in Kyrgyzstan universities

Iran holds Islamic courses in Kyrgyzstan universities

Iranian scholar criticized inaction of Islamic universities to provide the ground for expansion of Wahhabi ideology in Kyrgyzstan universities.

 

Academy invites 3 Iranians as new members

Three Iranian film personalities have been invited as members by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as the Oscars awards body acts to boost diversity with 928 member invitations.

 
British Museum to open new Islamic culture gallery

British Museum to open new Islamic culture gallery

Some of the most eye-dazzling treasures from the Ottoman era will open for visitors at the world-famous British Museum in October.

 
Turkey’s biggest library to open in Istanbul

Turkey’s biggest library to open in Istanbul

Istanbul, a sprawling city of 15 million people, will soon open its doors to the country's largest public library.

 
‘Wander About Me’ to be screened at Cyprus Intl. Filmfest.

‘Wander About Me’ to be screened at Cyprus Intl. Filmfest.

Directed by Ghazaleh Soltani, Iranian feature ‘Wander About Me’ will be screened at 13th edition of Cyprus International Film Festival to be held June 23-July 1 in Cyprus.

 
 
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Human brain evolves to work in multiple tongues

Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. If so, asks Gaia Vince, are those who speak only one language missing out?

 
“Modern Islamic Movements” published

Latest book by Iranian author analyzes the history of relation between modern Islamic movements with Iran and Islamic Revolution, proximity of Islamic denominations, new strategy of the Islamic Republic on Islamic movements among many other discussions related to new Islamic movements across the globe....

“Islamic Iran in Confrontation with Western Technology” published

Compiled by Mohammad Hussein Badamchi, “Islamic Iran in Confrontation with Western Technology” is the name of latest book on technology in Iran as an Islamic country, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).

“The Story of Taqrib, One Nation, One Culture“ revealed

World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought has published book on solidarity between Muslims as sectarian clashes have turned to a basis for much contemporary clashes among in some Muslim countries.

“Qur’an, Astronomy and Universe” published

In line with introducing the different analyses on scientific instances referred in the holy book of Islam, views by major Iranian Qur’an interpreters are compiled in the latest book by a group of Iranian authors.

​“IS MOHAMMAD A PROPHET?” published in Michigan

English translation of book on life of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), by Iranian author is published in Dearborn, Michigan.

 
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Dayr al-Zawr reviving after Daesh withdrawal

  Traffic is still rare in Syria's Dayr al-Zawr due to a fuel shortage, but life has slowly returned to its markets since government forces broke the siege of the city. Russian-backed government forces on September 5 ended the Islamic State group's three-year siege of a government ...

 
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Gaza on Gaza, an art exhibition in theLondon
 
Gaza on Gaza is an exhibition of work by Palestinian artists in response to the lives devastated by the last year's conflict.
 
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