Festivities And Community Celebrations In Iran

Fajr International film festival
Fajr International film festival
Fajr film festival are held every year in february and april in Teheran.The first festival started 1982, guarded by Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance inIran. The date is the actual anniversary of Iranian revolution.This festival is a big event, which is also popular abroad and well known through the television, radio and social networks.Awards are divided in international and national, such as:World Panorama:Crystal Simorgh for Best Short Narrative FilmCrystal Simorgh for Best Technical or Artistic AchievementCrystal Simorgh for Best PerformanceCrystal Simorgh for Best ScriptCrystal Simorgh for Best DirectionCrystal Simorgh Special Jury PrizeCrystal Simorgh for Best Filmand national:Crystal Simorgh for Best FilmCrystal Simorgh for Best DirectorCrystal Simorgh for Best ScreenplayCrystal Simorgh for Best ActorCrystal Simorgh for Best ActressCrystal Simorgh for Best Supporting ActorCrystal Simorgh for Best Supporting ActressCrystal Simorgh for Best EditorCrystal Simorgh for Best CinematographyCrystal Simorgh for Best ComposerCrystal Simorgh for Best Makeup ArtistCrystal Simorgh for Best SoundtrackCrystal Simorgh for Best Sound EffectsCrystal Simorgh for Best Sound RecorderCrystal Simorgh for Best Costume and Stage DesignerCrystal Simorgh for Best Special EffectsCrystal Simorgh for Best First Film DirectorCrystal Simorgh for Best DocumentaryCrystal Simorgh for Best Documentary FilmmakerCrystal Simorgh for Best Short FilmCrystal Simorgh for Best PhotoA group of professional jury are controlling the competition. International Competition JuryCompetition of Spiritual Cinema JuryInternational juryCompetition of Asian cinema juryNational record belong to the best Iranian and Asian actors, directors, editors, actresses and so on. Some of them are well known for all.Crystal Simorgh for Best Director: Asghar Farhadi 3 times - Majid Majidi 5 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Film: Ebrahim Hatamikia 5 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Screenplay: Dariush Mehrjui, Rakhshan Bani Etemad and Kambuzia Partovi 2 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Cinematography: Mahmoud Kalari 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Editor: Hayedeh Safiyari and Hossein Zandbaf 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Sound Effects: Mohammad Reza Delpak 8 times - Eshagh Khanzadi 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Sound Recorder: Jahangir Mirshekari 5 times - Yadollah Najafi 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Soundtrack:Majid Entezami and Hossein Alizadeh 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Costume and Stage Designer: Iraj Raminfar and Amir Esbati 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Makeup Artist: Abdollah Eskandari 6 times - Saeid Malekan 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Special Effects: Mohsen Rouzbahani 8 times - Mohammad Reza Sharafoddin 6 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Actress: Fatemeh Motamed Arya, Hedieh Tehrani,Parvaneh Massoumi, Baran Kosari, Merila Zarei and Leila Hatami 2 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Actor: Parviz Parastui 4 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Supporting Actress:Niku Kheradmand, Fatemeh Motamed Arya, Mahtab Nasirpour and Shabnam Moghaddami 2 timesCrystal Simorgh for Best Supporting Actor: Saeed Poursamimi 3 timesAudience Award: Asghar Farhadi, Ebrahim Hatamikia and Kamal Tabrizi 3 timesSpecial Jury Award: Abbas Kiarostami 2 timesMovies that left the best impression definitely diserved all the respect from the jury and audience. MoviesClassification according the most winner Crystal Simorgh (in the original part):8 Crystal Simorgh - The Last Act (1991) - The Glass Agency (1998) - Smell of Camphor, Scent of Jasmine (2000) - Duel (2004) - Hussain Who Said No (2014)7 Crystal Simorgh - Killing Mad Dogs (2001) -Baran (2001) - Life and a Day (2016)6Crystal Simorgh - Sar Zamin-e Khorshid (1996) - Heeva (1998) -A House Built on Water (2002) - So Close, So Far (2005) - Mainline (2006)5 Crystal Simorgh -Hamoun (1991) - Mohajer (1989) - Travellers (1991) - Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992) - The Fateful Day (1994) - I Am Taraneh, I Am Fifteen Years Old (2002) - As Simple as That (2008) - Crime (2011) - Days of Life (2011) - Crazy Rook (2014)Every year festival hosts many visitors from the Movie industry as well as all the movie lovers.
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