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Iran shines at Dhaka Intl. Film Festival
Iran cinema won five awards at the closing ceremony of the 15th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) held at the Bangladesh National Museum on Friday, January 20.
The Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) in Tehran has produced ‘Dash Akol,’ an animation based on a short story with the same name written by renowned Iranian writer Sadeq Hedayat (1903-1951).
The 35th Fajr International Theater Festival opened at Tehran’s theaters last night with tributes to the victims of the Plasco Building collapse.
“Valderama” by Abbas Amini won the jury award for best film at the 6th Prague Iranian Film Festival, which was held in the Czech capital from 10 to 15 January 2017.
Seven films will go on screen at the Turkish Film Week, which will be held at the Cinematheque of the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) in Tehran from 22-28 January 2017.
An Iran-France joint play ‘Beyond the Words’ will be performed at the 35th Fajr International Theater Festival.
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