The May Lady is about the tribulations of a 42-yearold divorcee caught between motherhood and womanhood in a society where values are constantly changing. The protagonist, Forough Kia, is a filmma
TEHRAN — Asghar Farhadi’s “About Elly” stands on top with eight nominations in the fourteenth edition of the Iran Cinema Celebration awards, announced the secretary of the event in a press
VENICE (Reuters) – Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who was released from jail earlier this year, said on Wednesday he was not allowed to leave his home country to attend the Venice film festival.
A former wrestling champion, Fardin was the biggest star in Iran’s cinema during the 1960s and early 1970s. He acted and sometimes directed films in the luti genre, playing the proletarian rogue
Born in Tabriz, Milani is the acclaimed director of such well-known woman-centered films as Two Women (1999), The Hidden Half (2001), The Fifth Reaction (2003), and The Unwanted Woman (2005). These
Born in Tehran, Mehrjui developed an early interest in music, learning the piano and santur. He came to study cinema at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), but abandoned it for a philoso