DUBAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Iran has complained to theorganisers of the Berlin film festival for giving Iraniandirector Jafar Panahi an award for an allegorical movie made indefiance of a 20-year state ban.
DUBAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Iran has complained to the organisers of the Berlin film festival for giving Iranian director Jafar Panahi an award for an allegorical movie made in defiance of a 20-year state ban.
Panahi shared the best script p...
Creativity compromised in confined filmmaker's latest work.
BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL: Let’s be honest: the predicament confronting Jafar Panahi—the Iranian filmmaker, regarded as one of the greatest of his generation, who has been banned from working for 20 years by the Iranian government and confined to a...
Feb 16 (Reuters) - The Berlin film festival ended onSaturday with the closing awards ceremony.
Feb 16 (Reuters) - The Berlin film festival ended on Saturday with the closing awards ceremony.
Following is the list of prize winners:
Best film (Golden Bear)
- "Child's Pose", directed by Calin Peter Netzer, Romania
Jury Grand Prix (Silv...
Docos focus on uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Iran.
The ninth annual International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) began last Friday in Geneva with a symbolically empty seat for one member of the jury: Iranian film director Jafar Panahi.
Festival organisers extended an invit...
The shadow of oppression looms large on the Croisette.
Imprisoned Iranian director Jafar Panahi has maintained his innocence in a letter penned from his prison cell and made public at the Cannes Film Festival.
The acclaimed director (The Circle) has been detained without charge in Iran's notor...