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Iranian short films to vie at Edmonton Int’l Film Festival
Four Iranian films will attend the 33rd Edmonton International Film Festival which is due to be held September 26 to October 5.
Netflix: Farhadi's ‘Everybody Knows’ among 30 best foreign-language films
American media-services provider Netflix ranked ‘Everybody Knows’ by the two-time Oscar winner director Asghar Farhadi as among the 30 best foreign-language films.
Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site
The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century BCE, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by Iraq.
‘It Rains Slowly’ to vie in San Francisco
Iranian short film, ‘It Rains Slowly,’ is slated to be screened at the 13th edition of the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival from July 17 to 21.
Latest int’l award for Kiarostami heads to museum
The latest international accolade by the great Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami was transferred to the Cinema Museum of Iran.
Iran to exhibit Spain’s history, civilization
Iran will soon hold an exhibition at the National Museum of Iran, featuring the artworks of Spain’s Archaeological Museum of Alicante, said the director of the Iranian museum, Jebrael Nokandeh.
Iranian-Islamic art on display in Delhi
An art exhibition, featuring Iranian handicrafts, calligraphy, pottery, metal works and photographs, was held in Delhi, marking 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and Iran.
Minister: High sales at Tehran Auction indicate public interest in Iranian artists
People in Iran show great interest in Iranian art and artists, said Iran’s Culture Minister Abbas Salehi, noting that a total of 80 artworks went under the hammer at the 11th Tehran Auction, which grossed 300 billon rials (about $8.2 million).
Hyrcanian Forest inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
Cultural Heritage Desk
Lewis chessman bought for £5 sold at auction for £735,000
A newly discovered Lewis chessman piece that was bought for £5 in 1964 sold at auction for £735,000.
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