World Cinema Iran at Action on Film presented by
The cinema of Iran or cinema of Persia refers to the cinema and film industries in IRAN which produce a variety of commercial and artistic films annually . Iranian art films have generated international fame and now enjoy a global following .
Some critics now rank Iran as the world's most important national cinema ,artistically ,with a significance that invites comparison to Italian Neorealism and similar movements in past decades. A range of important international film festivals have honored Iranian cinema in the last twenty years.
The Iranian cinema section joins the Action On Film International Film Festival from 2016 containing high rated films in feature,documentary,short films,animation and experimental films.
The cinema section of Action On Film International Film Festival attended by several high-ranking Iranian official cinematic people . Addressing the closing party , Shahab Hosseini ( cannes film festival best actor, for The Sales Man ,directed by Asghar Farhadi and awarded Oscar's best foreign movie) , Behrooz Vosughi the legend of Iranian cinema, Mohsen Amiryousefi,Gohar Kheirandish,Hamid Farrokhnejhad and many other super stars and filmmakers from Iran.
As MegaFest provides a great numbers of high quality screening theaters many audiences could come and watch their favorite films with the crew .
The Iranian cinema in AOF 2018 contains a good range of upcoming artistic and commercial movies.
Maryam Pirband is graduated in Movie Directing from Society of Iranian Youth Film Makers and Youth Filmmakers association of Iran ,she has a B.A in economics from Tehran university also.She Started her job in cinema with acting and played in 22 movies, T.V series and theaters. After some years of assisting famous Iranian directors she start her directing job . She Directed , Writes and produced 18 Short films, Documentaries and T.V series. Her films traveled all around the world in festivals , nominated and awarded . As a successful screenwriter she has many good films and T.V series also two books containing scripts .
Maryam participated in many film festivals Jury team around the world such as :
Main Jury member , Parvaz International Film Festival, 2017,IRAN
Main Jury Member International AOF Film Festival USA 2017
Main Jury Member International AOF Film Festival USA 2016
Main Jury Member International Salman International Film Festival 2016,IRAN
Selection Committee member of Erbil International Film Festival, 2014,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Main Jury member ,Nihal Short Film Festival, 2013IRAN,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Head of the Jury Panel Team of The Women Short Film Festival, 2013,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Main Jury member ,Solaymanieh Chira Documentary Film Festival, 2013,KURDISTAN IRAQ
Main Jury member , Salamat International Film Festival, 2014,IRAN
This year we featured the following International films From Iran