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Short films ‘Magralen’ and ‘Pedovore’ to be screened at the 19th Odense International Film Festival

  19th Odense International Film Festival (OFF19) is an Academy Award Qualifying, week long short film festival which made its debut in1975, making it the eldest film festival in Denmark. ‘Magralen’ by Maryam Zarei and Pedovore by Mohammad Kart are the only two representatives of Iranian shorts at the festival. The films were selected between […]

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The three shorts from Iran that made it to the 45th Seattle International Film Festival

  ‘Umbra’ (2018) by Saeed Jafarian, ‘Sinecide or no one believes me but the police are chasing a wrong man’ (2018) by Ata Mojabi and an animation short ‘Tangle’ (2019) by Malihe Gholamzade will be in competition at the 45th Academy Awards Qualifying SIFF that runs from May 16th – June 9th 2019. According to […]

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‘Lotus’ won the Best director’s Awards at Beirut International Film Festival

Best Director Documentary was awarded to director and producer, Mohammadreza Vatandoust for his short narrative documentary ‘Lotus’. Beirut International Film Festival which is one of the most prestigious festivals in Middle east and Asia, is famous for its focus on celebrating up and coming directors. ‘Lotus’ was the only Iranian film represented at the 18th […]

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Short films ‘Dissect’ and ‘Private Meeting’ travel to Academy Awards qualifying festivals in Poland and Spain.

The selected short film ‘Dissect’ by Siavash Shahabi is being screened at 59th Krakow Film Festival in Poland. This Academy Awards qualifying festival will run from 2nd to 5th of June 2019. As well as the success of this short, ‘Private meeting’ by Farhad Gharibi is also being screened at the 47th Huesca Film Festival. […]

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Raha Amirfazli the head director of Globe Festival:Interview…

The director of the 3rd Globe, Raha Amirfazli, talks about the importance of non-verbal filmmaking with the reporter of Mehr News. She had stated: We are aiming to make filmmakers and film buffs around the world to realize how important non-verbal filmmaking is and how effective it is on the quality development of cinema; so, […]

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Let`s get to know the jury members of selection committee of GLOBE festival better…

Virgil Widrich Virgil Widrich, born 1967 in Salzburg, works on numerous multimedia and film productions. His first feature film is “Heller als der Mond” (“Brighter than the Moon”). His short film “Copy Shop” won 35 international awards and was nominated for the Oscar. “Fast Film” premiered in Cannes 2003 and won 36 awards until today. […]

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The Globe International Silent Film Festival Announces it’s 3rd Edition’s Entries

According to the 3rd Globe International Silent Film Festival’s Secretariat, during the submission call 785 short films were received on the portals of the festival, including 250 fictions, 135 experimentals, 250 animations, 100 documentaries and 50 super shorts. The selection committee of the festival, including Virgil Widrich, Vahid Mortazavi, Fereshteh Parnian, Ruben Salazar and Hoda […]

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Three Great Movies That Push Cinematic Form to The Extreme:

The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears (Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, 2013): The Belgian directors conjured this futuristic space age Lynchian giallo as the ultimate artificiality in horror. The filmmakers achieve the goal of creating a film that is both a collage of imagery that breaks apart the structural fluidity of cinema into an […]

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