Latest News for: Farsi film


After 10 years, I’m stepping down as the Observer’s film critic. Here are my top films from the decade

The Observer 17 Sep 2023
This week, I filed my final column as chief film critic for the Observer ... In the meantime I’ve compiled a list comprising my favourite film from each year of my tenure – and one turkey ... Iran-born, London-based writer/director Babak Anvari’s brilliant Farsi chiller was shot in Jordan but was the UK’s entry for the foreign language film Oscar.

‘Sitting on a volcano’: Amid fierce resistance & dissent, Iranian regime ‘knows earthquake is coming’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 14 Sep 2023
... Owen and Leela Jacinto are joined by Sepideh Farsi, Iranian writer, film director, and 2023 winner for Best Director at the Champs-�lys�es Film Festival for the film "The Siren".

Cinema Day: How Iran’s post-revolution cinema took the world by storm

Press TV 12 Sep 2023
Film experts say cinema acts as a medium to understand the inner life of societies ... “In the pre-revolution film farsi era, where song and dance and semi-naked female stars (‘unchaste dolls’) appealed to the fantasies of sexually deprived young men, profited from neglecting, even damaging the social status of women,” she writes.

Todesstrafe in Iran:Mut einer Mutter

Sued Deutsche 08 Sep 2023
Seitdem haben sie gemeinsam an dem Film über Jabbari gearbeitet ... In manchen Szenen im Film trägt Shole Pakravan noch ein Kopftuch ... Im Film hört man daraus Ausschnitte, einmal sagt sie ... "Ich hoffe, dass die Menschen in Iran irgendwann den Film sehen können", sagt sie. Ausschnitte davon kursieren bereits im Internet, die O-Töne sind auf Farsi.

'The Siren': The Iran-Iraq war seen through the eyes of a teenage boy

France24 03 Jul 2023
Sepideh Farsi says she is able to give an independent view as to what happens in the country, unlike filmmakers who still live there.

‘Chicken for Linda!’ Wins 2023 Annecy Festival

The Hollywood Reporter 18 Jun 2023
... best French short film; Erik Truffaz took the best original music prize for a feature film for his work on Sepideh Farsi’s The Siren, while Mári and Rozi Mákó won best original music for a short film for their music to Flóra Anna Buda’s 27.

‘Chicken For Linda!’ wins Cristal top prize at Annecy Film Festival

Screen Daily 17 Jun 2023
Sebastien Laudenbach and Chiara Malta’s French-Italian 2D computer animation won the Cristal for best feature film at Annecy International Animation Film Festival this evening (Saturday, July 17) ... Feature films ... Sepideh Farsi, music by Erik Truffaz Sheffield DocFest reveals 2023 film, pitch winners; records delegate attendance increase.

Over 134,000 pilgrims benefit from health awareness services in 14 languages in Madinah

Urdu Point 15 Jun 2023
They also include disseminating educational brochures in several languages, including English, French, urdu, Farsi, and Arabic, and short films produced using artificial intelligence technology for the first time to deliver ...

Dayton Jewish International Film Festival opens Thursday

Springfield News-Sun 30 May 2023
Stories of family, injustice, love, religion, politics and war encompass the 23rd annual Dayton Jewish International Film Festival slated June 1-29 across three Dayton area venues. Presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Dayton, the festival will feature 11 films including American and foreign films ... The closing film, “Farewell, Mr.

S.P. Hinduja, British-Indian billionaire with a global business empire, dies at 87

News India Times 25 May 2023
Banner of company website following the death of S.P. Hinduja. PHOTO. Srichand Parmanand Hinduja, 87, born in November 1935, passed away May 17, 2023, in London ... (Mr ... S.P ... “He joined his father’s business in Iran, helping gain the sole license to import Bollywood films and dub them into Farsi,” The Post noted ... Om Shanthi.” ... S.

Shelflife: Build your family tree or visit with the mayor at Missoula Public Library

Missoulian 21 May 2023
YMCA Yoga at the Library. Missoula Public Library is thrilled to partner with Missoula Family YMCA to offer free yoga at the library! Focus on basic yoga postures, alignment principles, and breathing techniques that help balance, strengthen, and stretch the body ... Nowhere to go ... This film will be presented in Persian/Farsi with English subtitles ... .

Build your family tree or visit with mayor

Missoulian 21 May 2023
YMCA Yoga at the Library. Missoula Public Library is thrilled to partner with Missoula Family YMCA to offer free yoga at the library! Focus on basic yoga postures, alignment principles, and breathing techniques that help balance, strengthen, and stretch the body ... Nowhere to go ... This film will be presented in Persian/Farsi with English subtitles ... .

Cannes: Mohammad Rasoulof Banned From Leaving Iran to Join Un Certain Regard Jury

The Hollywood Reporter 04 May 2023
Acclaimed Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof has been prevented from leaving the country to attend the Cannes Film Festival to serve on the Un Certain Regard jury ... Movies Nigerian Media Mogul Mo Abudu Launches New Cinema Label, Directs First Short Films ... He has been banned from making films and, for the past 6 years, from leaving the country.

Mena Massoud carves out his own path with ‘Evolving Vegan’ after post-'Aladdin' slump

North Shore News 31 Mar 2023
Despite the film going on to gross over $1 billion worldwide, he would later publicly express his struggle with landing auditions ...It’s in every project we do, I mean we just produced a Stephen King short story that was all in the Farsi language, and that’s what sets us apart from many in Hollywood," he said, referring to the film "The Last King.".

President Biden selects Herro Mustafa Garg as Ambassador to Egypt

News India Times 30 Mar 2023
Herro Mustafa Garg with her husband Ravneesh Garg, and children ... Mustafa Garg grew up in North Dakota and speaks Kurdish, Arabic, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Bulgarian, and Portuguese. Her family story is the subject of the documentary film, American Herro, and in 2021 she was honored by the Carnegie Corporation as one of the Great Immigrants of America ... .

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