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Persian-speaking filmmakers from across the globe are invited to compete for the Golden Gazelle Award for Best Feature, Best Short, and Best Documentary. For more information, click here A number of awards are presented during the Persian International Film Festival, reflecting our commitment to quality cinema. The Official Competition for best fictional film is at

Persian Film Festival Director at The 10th Iran Documentary Film Festival

Persian Film Festival Director - Amin Palangi is one of the honored guests of The 10th Iran International Documentary Film Festival in Tehran from the 4th - 11th December 2016. During the film festival, Amin has been selecting films to for the festival’s next edition and have been meeting with number independent Iranian and Afghani

Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” opens PFF2016

‪#‎PersianFilmFest2016‬ will open Nationally with Asghari Farhadi’s two time Palme d'Or winner “The Salesman”. 5th PFF will tour nationally to Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney from 22 SEP to 03 OCT at Palace Cinemas. The festival will open with two-time Palme d’Or winner, Asghari Farhadi’s The Salesman, and close with Un Certain Regard Cannes selection, Behnam

Rest in Peace Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami, the most celebrated Iranian Filmmaker and one of the most prominent filmmakers in the world, passed away on Monday 4th July at the age of 76.  Although he will be immensely missed, his remarkable films will forever be alive and time and time again remind us of tranquility of life. Born in Iran, Kiarostami made

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