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Safi Yazdanian: Iranian film director

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Safi Yazdanian, born 1960 in Tehran, is an Iranian film director, writer, translator and film critic. He graduated in Theater and Cinema Studies in 1988, starting his career as a reviewer and columnist in…

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Reza Mirkarimi: Awarded Iranian film director

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Reza Mirkarimi (Persian: رضا میرکریمی ‎, born 1966 in Tehran) is an Iranian film writer and director. He graduated from Fine Arts University in Graphic Arts. His cinema activities began in 1987 with a…

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Iranian director Teimour Ghaderi: short film “It Hits Upon The Roof” shines in CourToujours Festival in Geneve, Switzerland

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Teimour Ghaderi’s ‘It Hits upon the Roof’ has won the special award of Switzerland’s courtoujours short film festival. The short film It Hits upon the Roof competed with representatives from Russia, France, Tajikistan, Belgium,…

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Negar Javaherian – Awarded Iranian actress

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Negar Javaherian holds a Bachelor Degree in Stage Design from the School of Art and Architecture at Azad University in Tehran, Iran. She started her acting career in theatre at the age of sixteen.…

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Reza Attaran: Iranian actor, director, screenwriter and singer

Reza Attaran (born 1968 in Mashhad) is an Iranian actor, director, screenwriter and singer. He won in 2008 the Best Actor Award at the Gol Agha Comedy Festival and is regarded as one of the most creative and prolific Iranian … Continue reading

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Kamran Heidari: Iranian film director and photographer

Born in 1977, in Gachsaran, close to the old city of Shiraz, Heidari directs documentaries and films about the lives of the people who come from his region. In 2012, Heidari directed his very first full-length documentary about the life … Continue reading

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Reza Mirkarimi: Awarded Iranian film director

Reza Mirkarimi (Persian: رضا میرکریمی ‎, born 1966 in Tehran) is an Iranian film writer and director. He graduated from Fine Arts University in Graphic Arts. His cinema activities began in 1987 with a series of shorts followed by two … Continue reading

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Babak Karimi: Awarded Iranian-Italian actor

Babak Karimi (Persian: بابک کریمی‎, born 1960) is an Iranian-Italian film actor and editor. It is more than 40 years that Babak Karimi has settled in Italy. He is the son of Nosrat Karimi an Iranian actor, director and playwright. … Continue reading

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Reza Dormishian: Iranian film director, screenwriter and producer

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Reza Dormishian is an Iranian film director, screenwriter and producer. He has worked as assistant director with remarkable directors such as Dariush Mehrjui, Fereydoun Jeyrani, and Alireza Davood Nejad. He is one of the…

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Leila Hatami: Awarded Iranian actress

Leila Hatami (born October 1, 1972) is an Iranian actress. She is the daughter of director Ali Hatami and actress Zari Khoshkam and is married to actor Ali Mosaffa. Besides Persian she is fluent in French, English and German. After … Continue reading

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High-flyer: Iranian stunt woman Mahsa Ahmadi – with others awarded for stunts in the James Bond movie “Skyfall”

She fights, she drives cars at breakneck speed, she jumps out of planes and helicopters … these are just a few of the talents of Mahsa Ahmadi, the best stunt woman in Iran. She had already done a number of … Continue reading

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Marjane Satrapi: Iranian-born French cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author

Satrapi was born in Rasht and grew up in Tehran in a middle-class Iranian family.[3] Her well-to-do parents were highly educated members of an urbanized stratum of Iranian society. … Apart from her native language Persian, she speaks French, English, … Continue reading

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