Posters highlight eight years of Iranian resistance against Iraqi invasion 

September 24, 2017 - 17:40

TEHRAN – A collection of posters featuring the resistance of Iranians against the Iraqi invasion from 1980 to 1988 is on display in an exhibition at the Art Bureau in Tehran.

Titled “Those Blue Moments”, the showcase of the posters has been organized to commemorate the anniversary of the war.

The posters reproduced from the photos of the war also bear poetry of old and contemporary poets selected by Zahir Tavakkoli and Hossein Qarai.

Several cineastes who have collaborated in projects with the central theme of war and resistance were honored on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the exhibition on Saturday evening.

Among the honorees were veteran actor Ali Nasirian, director Parviz Sheikh-Tadi and producer Mohammad Khazaei, who were presented with awards for their collaboration in “The Emperor of Hell” about Daesh terrorists.

Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian, the director of “The Midday Event”, a political drama that features the terrorist atrocity of the Mojahedin-e-Khalq Organization in Iran of the 1980s, as well as Ebrahim Hatamikia, the director of the political drama “Bodyguard”, were also honored.

The organizers also unveiled a book of the exhibition under the same title “Those Blue Moments” at the ceremony. 

The exhibit will be running for two weeks in Abolfazl Aali Gallery of the bureau.

Photo: Visitors are seen at a poster exhibition titled “Those Blue Moments” at the Art Bureau in Tehran on September 23, 2017. (Mehr/Mohammad Mohsenifar)


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