Despite boycotting the Oscar ceremony over US President Trump’s Muslim ban, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi wins the Academy Award for best foreign-language film.
The international Silk Road Ensemble has been awarded the title for Best World Music Album at this year’s Grammy Awards.
Italian police in Naples recover two Van Gogh paintings stolen during a raid on an Amsterdam museum 14 years ago.
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi and actor Shahab Hosseini win the rewards for the best screenplay and the best actor at Cannes respectively.
See an artist’s minimalist rendering of the story of Palestinians in the Al Hussein refugee camp in Amman, Jordan.
A French family has found a painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio in their attic.
An Iranian documentary film wins the Amnesty International Film Prize jointly with an Italian one at the Berlinale.
Iran's 9th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival, Cinéma Vérité, names 2015 winners.
Joshua Oppenheimer’s ‘Look of Silence’ has been named the best documentary of 2015.
Iran’s Tale of Love has been awarded at the 2015 Casa Asia Film Week in Spain.
Iran’s Fatemeh Motamed-Aria has been awarded at the 9th Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
The Canadian city of Vancouver is slated to screen ‘Time to love’ by Iranian filmmaker Alireza Raisian.
Many of the world’s most expensive and rarely seen pieces of modern art are on display in an exhibition in Tehran.
Poland’s Camerimage Intl. Film Festival awards Iran’s Majidi for his religious biopic of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Iran’s 2015 Cinéma Vérité Film Festival will screen documentaries from 25 countries.
Iran’s ‘Until Ahmad Arrives’ will compete at the 2016 edition of Jaipur International Film Festival.
The 32nd edition of Tehran International Short Film Festival announces 2015 jury members.
Iran’s “Cloudy Children” is awarded at Ukraine’s Dytiatko children’s television festival.
Iran’s ‘Oblivion Season’ wins the top award of the 2015 Buffalo International Film Festival.
Two Iranian filmmakers are set to sit at the jury of the 2015 Grand OFF World Independent Film Awards.
A rare letter written by the great Austrian music composer Mozart sells for $217,000.
Pro-Palestine renowned Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell dies at 67.
Iran is making a film in tribute to the military divers martyred during the Iraq-Iran War.
Three Iranian productions will take part in China’s 24th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival.
Sweden’s 2015 Yari Film Festival is to screen Iranian films and documentaries.
“Ranna’s Silence” by an Iranian filmmaker will compete at the 2015 International Children’s Film Festival-Filem'ON.
Iran’s ‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’ has been warmly welcomed at Montreal World Film Festival.
Iran’s ‘Time to love’ directed by Alireza Raisian is to be screened in Europe and North America.
The 16th Crimea International Film Festival awards “Songs of My Land” by Iranian director Abbas Rafiei.
Australia is to hold the 4th Persian International Film Festival in the city of Sydney.
Iranian vocalist Salar Aqili will perform traditional Persian music at the 2015 Milan Expo in Italy.
The 39th Montreal World Film Festival is set to screen films by Iranian directors.
Argentina’s Ojo al Piojo International Short Film Festival awards Iran’s‘Fish and I,’ directed by BabakHabibifar.
American writer E.L. Doctorow passes away at the age of 84.
Romania is to exhibit works created by Iranian environmental artists.
Iran nominates a prominent writer and a veteran illustrator for the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
Celebrated Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has died of a heart attack in Cairo at the age of 83.
The movie Everest is assigned to open the 72nd Venice Film Festival in the upcoming September.
A postcard with a signed drawing by Picasso has sold for a record breaking price of $188,000.
The 2015 Shangahi International Film Festival awards ‘13’ by Iranian filmmaker Houman Seyyedi.
Turkey’s AydinDogan International Cartoon Contest awards three Iranian artists.
Christopher Lee, one of Britain's greatest actors , dies at the age of 93 in London hospital.
Spain’s Imaginindia International Film Festival awards Iranian actress Mahtab Keramati.
The 2015 Busan International film Festival is to screen ‘Long Goodbye’ by Iran’s Farzad Motamen.
The fourth Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art Auction fetches a record high of $6.4 million in revenues.
The 2015 Cannes Film Festival has named its winners.
Iranian Tar virtuoso Keyvan Saket will hold a fusion concert with German guitarists at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.
The Iranian capital is slated to host the country’s 5th edition of the International Urban Film Festival.
Iranian filmmaker Reza Mirkarimi’s latest production has been awarded at Washington, DC International Film festival.
A film by Iran’s Mehdi Fard-Qaderi is to compete in the 2015 Fear No Film Festival in the US.
Italy hosts the largest exhibition ever held on the legendary Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci.
Renowned director Reza Mirkarimi is elected as the new head of Iran’s House of Cinema.
The 2015 Montreal World Film Festival will open with world premiere of Majid Majidi’s religious blockbuster.
A group of veteran and promising Iranian artists are set to take part in the 56th Venice Biennial in Italy.
The 33rd Fajr international film festival announces winners.
The international section of 33rd Fajr Film Festival opens in Tehran.
Germany’s literary icon and noble laureate, Günter Grass, known for his anti-Israeli comments, dies at 87.
The remains of Miguel de Cervantes have been discovered almost four hundred years after his demise.
A long-lost Sherlock Holmes story written by Arthur Conan Doyle is discovered in Scotland.
A retired electrician goes on trial in France over the possession of 271 allegedly stolen works of art by Picasso.
French piano virtuoso Aldo Ciccolini dies at the age of 89 after a long illness.
A scientific paper regards Victor Fleming's The Wizard of Oz as the most influential Hollywood movie of all time.
The Coen brothers will jointly head the 68th Cannes Film Festival.