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Iranian Artists Forum to hang works by Swiss painter
 
TEHRAN – Paintings by the Swiss artist and social activist Simon Selbherr will be put on display in an exhibition at the Nami Gallery of the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) in Tehran this afternoon.
 
“I have traveled to Iran several times, but this is the first time that I will be holding a showcase in this country,” Selbherr said in a press release published by the IAF on Sunday.
 
He said that the exhibition entitled “Hidden Line” is not merely a showcase of paintings, but also it is a cultural event to introduce the culture of Switzerland to the visitors.
 
 
Australian festival screens “Hush… Girls Don’t Scream”
 
TEHRAN – The Iranian film “Hush… Girls Don’t Scream” has been screened at the 17th Revelation-Perth International Film Festival in Australia.
 
Directed by Puran Derakhshandeh, the film is about a young girl named Shirin who is supposed to get married in a couple of hours, but she unexpectedly murders a man. The cause of the crime is rooted in her nightmarish childhood.
 
The ten-day festival ended on Sunday.
 
 
Malaysian festival to display works by Iranian photojournalist 
 
TEHRAN – A collection by Iranian photojournalist Fatemeh Behbudi will go on display at the Obscura Photo Festival, which will be held in Penang, Malaysia from August 11 to 31.
 
Entitled “Mothers of Patience”, the collection features mothers of the Iranian soldiers martyred during the 1990-1998 Iran-Iraq war.
 
A series of discussions and workshops are scheduled to be held at the festival, which is Malaysia’s premier photography event.
 
 
Iranian House of Cinema condemns Israeli crimes in Gaza
 
TEHRAN – The Iranian House of Cinema condemned the Israeli crimes in Gaza in a statement, which was published on Sunday.
 
Over 100 people, including women and children, have been killed in Israel’s bombardment of Gaza over the past week.
 
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