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  1. Zurich Film Festival to Feature Iranian Cinema

    10:16 am PDT 07/29/2015
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    The Swiss fest will feature work from Iranian directors such as Jafar Panahi, Abbas Kiarostami and Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi. READ MORE

  2. Doha Outlines Plans for Inaugural Qumra Festival

    4:54 am PST 12/08/2014
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    The fest, which will focus on first- and second-time filmmakers, will run March 6-11 READ MORE

  3. 'A Separation' Director Asghar Farhadi to Head Busan Jury

    2:11 am PDT 08/25/2014
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    The Iranian director's latest, 'The Past' was a Golden Globe nominee READ MORE

  4. Telluride: Three Iranian Directors Take Center Stage

    2:02 pm PDT 09/02/2013
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    Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi, the formerly-imprisoned Mohammad Rasoulof and newcomer Mitra Farahani show off their latest work. READ MORE

  5. Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami: 'The Situation in Iran Has Never Been This Dark'

    1:44 am PDT 05/29/2013
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    Having made his two previous films abroad, the former Palme d’Or winner says political uncertainty is undermining artistic creativity. READ MORE

  6. Live From Cannes: ‘The Past’ Director Asghar Farhadi

    6:33 pm PDT 05/19/2013
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    Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi sits down with THR to discuss what it has meant for him to win an Oscar for 'A Separation' and his experience shooting his latest film, 'The Past,' in France. READ MORE

  7. Iran Protests Berlin Festival Award for Jafar Panahi’s 'Closed Curtain'

    2:49 am PST 02/20/2013
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    The country's top cinema regulator describes the film as an “illegal act” and demands the Berlinale “correct their behavior” after awarding the best screenplay honor to the banned filmmaker. READ MORE

  8. The Hanoi International Film Festival Kicks Off in Vietnam

    6:30 am PST 11/26/2012
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    The upstart Southeast Asian festival shows some growing pains and plenty of promise as it returns for an expanded second year. READ MORE

  9. Karlovy Vary Festival Announces Competition Lineup

    11:27 am PDT 06/05/2012
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    Eight world premieres and four international premieres will compete for the Crystal Globe at Eastern Europe's most esteemed film festival. READ MORE

  10. ‘Nader and Simin, a Separation’ Wins Big at Asian Film Awards

    8:48 am PDT 03/19/2012
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    The Academy Award-winning Iranian courtroom drama took best film, best director and best screenwriter, as well as best editor. READ MORE

  11. Oscars 2012: Complete Winners List

    5:30 pm PST 02/26/2012
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    "The Artist" and "Hugo" topped the 84th annual Academy Awards with five wins apiece. READ MORE

  12. 'She Monkeys,' 'Play' Top Swedish Film Honors

    3:43 am PST 01/24/2012
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    Iran's Oscar hopeful "A Seperation" wins best foreign film. READ MORE

  13. ‘Melancholia’ Leads Noms for Denmark’s Bodil Awards

    7:17 am PST 01/09/2012
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    The NSFC picked Lars Von Trier's end-of-the-world drama as best film and star Kirsten Dunst best actress of the year. READ MORE

  14. Berlin Invites Arrested Iranian Directors for 2012 Fest

    9:00 am PST 01/02/2012
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    Tehran detained the three directors for allegedly supporting the pro-democracy Green Movement in 2010. READ MORE

  15. Agnieszka Holland's 'In Darkness' Wins Plus Camerimage Fest

    5:07 pm PST 12/03/2011
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    The Polish Holocaust drama is a strong contender for next year's foreign language Oscars. READ MORE

  16. Asghar Farhadi’s 'A Separation' wins Asia Pacific Screen Awards Best Feature

    3:54 am PST 11/24/2011
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    Turkey’s “Once Upon A Time In Anatolia” is also a big winner with 3 awards. READ MORE

  17. Animated, Documentary and Foreign: 3 Key Oscar Categories Analyzed

    4:21 pm PST 11/18/2011
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg picks his top five films in the categories. READ MORE

  18. 'Nader and Simin' Wins Vancouver Film Festival's Top Audience Award

    4:07 pm PDT 10/16/2011
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    The Iranian film previously won the Berlinale Golden Bear and was first runner-up for the top audience award at the Toronto International Film Festival. READ MORE

  19. Telluride 2011: Sights and Sounds

    12:35 pm PDT 09/05/2011
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    A recap of this weekend's events, parties, and buzz at the Colorado festival. READ MORE

  20. St. Petersburg Kinoforum Selects 'Best of the Best' for Competition Lineup

    6:02 pm PDT 06/01/2011
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    Event's main program showcases winning films from previous festivals like "Nader and Simin, A Separation" (pictured) and "She Monkeys." READ MORE