Fajr Film Festival to open at Tehran Theater Complex on Tuesday

January 26, 2019

TEHRAN – The 37th Fajr Film Festival will open at the Tehran Theater Complex on Tuesday, the organizers announced on Saturday. 

The set has been designed with national symbols to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic revolution, Kiarash Asadizadeh, the director of the opening ceremony, said in a press conference on Saturday.

The organizers will pay tribute to Ezzatollah Entezami, the legendary actor who died last August during the ceremony. 

In addition, actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya, filmmaker Azizollah Hamidnejad, graphic designer Ebrahim Haqiqi, voice actor Khosro Khosroshahi and film editor Abbas Ganjavi will be honored with lifetime achievement awards.

The 37th Fajr Film Festival will take place in Tehran and several other Iranian cities from January 30 to February 11.

Photo: A poster for the 37th Fajr Film Festival.

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