Short Film News (SFN) - The Crystal Simorgh of the best documentary and short film in the 26th edition of Fajr International Film Festival was dedicated in the Great Hall of the country. In Short Fiction Film Competition two Diplomas of Honor was given to Chavush by Farokh Hanif-nezhad Zibaie and the animation In Our Home by Maryam Kashkulinia and the Crystal Simorgh for the best short film went to Boomerang by Dariush Gharibzadeh.
Short Film News (SFN) -Tabriz: Images from the Forgotten World is a documentary by Mohammad Ehsani that is going to be screened in the 3rd edition of Afia Film Festival in Denmark. Afia that is an international festival for independent filmmakers and video artists will take place from 12 till 17 March.
Short Film News (SFN) -The competition program of the 38th edition of Tampere Short Film Festival in Finland is announced. This year, more than 70 films from different countries will compete in International Competition of the festival and 26 short films from 17 countries will participate in LAB10 section that is established this year.
Short Film News (SFN) - Blackmovie Festival of Switzerland has a special section for Iran Cinema this year. In this festival that kicked off yesterday (1 February) in Geneva, 2 documentaries and 8 films from Iran are going to be screened in a special section: Iran Underground.
Short Film News (SFN) -It's Always Late for Freedom and Men at Work gained the first successes in 2008 for Iran cinema by getting 2 prizes in two Asian Festivals. It's Always Late for Freedom by Mehrdad Oskuie won the second prize in Tri-Continental Human Rights Film Festival that is held in New Delhi, India.