The lion and the bull have been fighting, locked in stone, for nearly 2,500 years – ever since an ancient sculptor carved them into a slab of black limestone and set them into a monumental staircase at Persepolis, the royal center of the great Achaemenid Empire.
Ancient Persian artifact nearly 2,500 years old returns to Oriental Institute
The Louvre Museum in Paris has opened new and expanded spaces in its Centre of Education in the Department of Islamic Art.
New spaces for Islamic art open at the Louvre Museum in Paris
Iran-UK philosophical horror feature film ‘Ghost Lake,’ written and directed by Reza Ja’fari-Jozani, wrapped up shooting in northern Iran and will soon be distributed internationally.
Iran-UK cinematic production ‘Ghost Lake’ ends shooting
An Iranian cinematic figure Amir Esfandiari who works at the Farabi Cinema Foundation was selected to evaluate the films at the 17th Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asia-Pacific Countries which opened in Vladivostok, Russia.
Iranian cineaste Esfandiari selected for Russian festival jury
Two Iranian films, ‘6.5 Per Meter,’ by Saeed Roustaei, and ‘Son-Mother,’ by Mahnaz Mohammadi, will take part at the competition section of the 15th Zurich Film Festival slated for September 26 to October 6.
Two Iranian films to go on screen at Zurich film festival
Iran Cultural Fairs Institute (ICFI) is taking part with 350 titles at the 31st edition of Syrian Book Fair which is underway at al-Assad National library until September 22.
Iranian books on view at Syrian Book Fair
British daily newspaper The Guardian published a list of 100 movies which are the 100 best movies made since 2000.
Guardian: Farhadi’s ‘Separation’, Kiarostami’s ‘Ten’ among 100 best movies since 2000
Two Iranian animations ‘Stair’ directed by Siamak Vahed and ‘Sink’ by Mahboubeh Kalaei will be screened at the 11th Tofuzi International Festival of Animated Film in Batumi, Georgia.
Tofuzi 2019 to host two Iranian animations
An international, prestigious cultural foundation in Italy, Blue Knowledge, awarded Iranian-Armenian director of ‘Yeva’, Anahid Abad, with the Marco Polo Project Award on the sidelines of Venice International Film Festival.
Iran directorو actor awarded at Venice festival’s side event
Three Iranian museum curators Golnaz Golsabahi, Fatemeh Ahmadi and Damon Monzavi and ICOM-Iran director Ahmad Mohit-Tabatabaei were elected to be the members of International Council of Museums (ICOM).
Four Iranians picked as ICOM members

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