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Oscars: Iranian Foreign Minister Lauds ‘Salesman’ Cast and Crew for Foreign-Language Win, Anti-Trump Stance

"Iranians have represented culture & civilization for millennia," tweets Javad Zarif.

Asghar Farhadi Tells London Protesters: Global Opposition to Trump Travel Ban Is “Powerful” Movement

"It has within itself the power to stand up to fascism, be victorious in the face of extremism," said the Iranian director, whose 'The Salesman' is nominated for the foreign-language Oscar.

UTA Rally: Asghar Farhadi Stresses Unity During a “Time When Some Politicians Are Trying to Promote Hate”

The Oscar nominee spoke via video message to the crowd gathered outside the agency's Beverly Hills location.

Oscars: Foreign-Language Film Nominees Condemn “The Climate of Fanaticism and Nationalism”

The Academy Award nominees blame "leading politicians" for the fear that is creating "divisive walls."

Oscars: How Asghar Farhadi’s Iranian Film ‘The Salesman’ Sends a Universal Message

"The similarities among people in different parts of the world far surpass their differences," says Farhadi, who will not attend this year's Oscars. "[Politicians] gain by making people everywhere in…

Iranian Director to Skip Oscars Over Trump’s Travel Ban

Asghar Farhadi, an acclaimed director whose film, 'The Salesman,' was nominated for best foreign-language film.

Iranian Actress Boycotting Oscars Over Trump’s Visa Ban

Taraneh Alidoosti, star of Asghar Farhadi's best foreign-language film nominee 'The Salesman,' has said she won't be attending the awards, branding the president's proposed visa ban as "racist."

Mumbai Film Fest: Cambodian Drama ‘Diamond Island,’ Asghar Farhadi’s ‘Salesman’ Among Winners

The main India section honor went to Haobam Paban Kumar's 'Lady of the Lake.'

Harvey Keitel, Asghar Farhadi Honored at Antalya Film Festival

The Oscar-nominated actor and director both received lifetime achievement awards at the Turkish festival.

Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ Wins Best International Film Award at Munich Festival

'All Three of Us,' the directorial debut of French-Iranian comic Kheiron, takes the fest's audience award.

An April To-Do List for Film Buffs in Los Angeles

Los Angeles moviegoers suffering from 'Batman v. Superman' fatigue have a plethora of alternative options this month, including screenings of films by Godard, Dreyer, Farhadi, Akerman and more.

Zurich Film Festival to Feature Iranian Cinema

The Swiss fest will feature work from Iranian directors such as Jafar Panahi, Abbas Kiarostami and Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi.