Fajr International Film Festival

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Fajr International Film Festival
Crystal Simurgh.svg
Fajr International Film Festival Logo
Location Tehran, Iran
Founded 1982
Festival date 1–11 February
20–25 April (foreign films)
Language Persian
English
Website http://www.Fajrfilmfestival.com/, http://www.FajrIFF.com/

The Fajr International Film Festival (Persian: جشنواره بین المللی فیلم فجر‎‎) and Fajr Film Festival (little: FIFF) (Persian: جشنواره فیلم فجر‎‎) are Iran's annual film festivals, held every February and April in Tehran, Iran. The festival, started in 1982, is under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance in Iran. It takes place every year on the anniversary of the Iranian revolution. There were 90 '''feature film'''s submitted for the 29th edition of the festival in 2011.[1] The festival as been promoted both locally and abroad through television, radio and webinars with previous speakers coming from the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.

Contributing organizations to the event include the Farabi Cinema Foundation, Iran film foundation, Press TV, HispanTV and Iran's multi-lingual film channel IFilm (TV channel). From 2015 on, the festival has been separated to a national festival in February and an international one in April, with the national one being the more notable for premiers of the most important domestic movies.

Awards[edit]

International[edit]

World Panorama:

  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Short Narrative Film
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Technical or Artistic Achievement
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Performance
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Script
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Direction
  • Crystal Simorgh Special Jury Prize
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Film

National[edit]

  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Film
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Director
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Screenplay
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Actor
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Supporting Actor
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Supporting Actress
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Editor
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Cinematography
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Composer
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Makeup Artist
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Soundtrack
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Sound Effects
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Sound Recorder
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Costume and Stage Designer
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Special Effects
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best First Film Director
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Documentary
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Documentary Filmmaker
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Short Film
  • Crystal Simorgh for Best Photo

Other Awards[edit]

For all:

  • Golden Tablet
  • Diploma Honorary
  • Golden Flag

Single:

  • Audience Award
  • Golden Banner
  • Inter-Faith
  • Abbas Kiarostami Award

Competitions[edit]

  • Competition of Asian Cinema
  • Competition of Spiritual Cinema
  • International Competition
  • International Competition of Short Films
  • International Competition of Documentary Works
  • Competition of Iranian Cinema
  • Competition of Iranian Short Film
  • Competition of Documentary Works

Juries[edit]

  • International Competition Jury
  • Competition of Spiritual Cinema Jury
  • Competition of Asian Cinema Jury

Fajr International Film Festival editions[edit]

Record[edit]

National[edit]

Movies[edit]

Classification according the most winner Crystal Simorgh (in the original part):

Visitor[edit]

Over the years, Fajr has been honored by numerous great film figures who have also worked closely with the festival as respectable Jury Members, such as Volker Schlondorff, Krzysztof Zanussi, Robert Chartoff, Semih Kaplanoglu, Bruce Beresford, Percy Adlon, Paul Cox, Shyam Benegal, Bela Tarr, Jan Troell, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Elia Suleiman, Agnieszka Holland, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Rustam Ibragimbekov and Costa-Gavras just to name a few among other influential figures.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 146. ISBN 978-1908215017. 

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