Iranian film

Iran film-maker Jafar Panahi convicted in propaganda case, to serve six-year sentence

Jafar Panahi was convicted of "propaganda against the system", sentenced to six years in jail, banned from directing or writing films and blocked from leaving the country.

published on : 19th July 2022

Women protesters storm Cannes premiere of 'Holy Spider' with smoke devices

Security seemed unfazed by the event, allowing the protesters to be filmed and photographed.

published on : 23rd May 2022

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

Iranian filmmaker dies from COVID-19 despite prison furlough

Abtin, who was imprisoned over security charges, was a joint winner of the 2021 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award.

published on : 9th January 2022