0430 GMT April 19, 2019
Memoir of avant-garde actor Nassirian to be published
The Iranian Academy of the Arts is to publish a memoir of Iran veteran actor Ali Nassirian.
Jury panels of 37th FIff announced
The jury panels for the six sections of the 37th Fajr International Film Festival (FIff) were announced.
International Qur’an Competition of Iran begins
The 36th International Qur’an Competition of Iran began its activities with 184 competitors from 83 countries.
‘The Stranger Screeches’ will echo in London
Iranian short, ‘The Stranger Screeches,’ directed by Shahin Heidari, has made it into the lineup of the ninth London Lift-Off Film Festival.
Man Booker International shortlist dominated by female authors and translators
In an unprecedented gender split, women dominated the 2019 Man Booker International shortlist, with five female authors and an all-female cast of translators up for the £50,000 prize.
Hatamikia’s ‘The Scout’ to open 2019 FIff
Iranian director Ebrahim Hatamikia’s classic movie, ‘The Scout,’ will open the 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIff) in Tehran.
Salvador Dalí Museum plans $38 million expansion
Records show that the Salvador Dalí Museum in Florida is planning a major expansion.
‘Beowulf,’ the work of single author, research suggests
‘Beowulf’, the epic poem of derring-do and monsters, was composed by a single author, research suggests, pouring cold water on the idea it was stitched together from two poems.
FIff unveils official 2019 poster
Fajr International Film Festival (FIff) twirled out the official poster for the 37th edition on Tuesday.
Ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to divers in Greece
Near the northern Greek island of Alonissos lies a remarkable ancient shipwreck: The remains of a massive cargo ship that changed archeologists’ understanding of shipbuilding in antiquity.
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