Asghar Farhadi

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi returns with another winner

The Iranian filmmaker’s new feature A Hero can be seen as a spiritual sequel to his About Elly, considering how the disappearance of a woman triggers the events in both films

published on : 25th March 2022

Grand filmy treat at IFFK from March 18

Films from over 60 counties have made it to the list. The World Cinema category will feature many award-winning films, including the Oscar-nominated ‘Drive My Car’.

published on : 14th March 2022

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi threatens not to represent country at Oscars

"How can I be associated... with a government whose extremist media have not stopped these past years from destroying me, marginalising me, stigmatising me?" Farhadi asked on his Instagram page.

published on : 21st November 2021

Q&A at Cannes film festival: Iranian director Asghar Farhadi on the push and pull of home

Cannes opening-night premiere of Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows" coincided almost exactly with President Trump's announced withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

published on : 14th May 2018