Fajr unveils Iranian lineup for Classics Preserved

March 8, 2019

TEHRAN – Restored versions of five Iranian films from the 1980s will go on screen in the Preserved Classics section during the 37th Fajr International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Thursday.

“The Runner” (1984) by Amir Naderi, “Talisman” (1986) by Dariush Farhang and “Cold Roads” (1986) by Masud Jafari-Jozani are among the films. 

The lineup also includes “The Scout” (1988) by Ebrahim Hatamikia and “The Last Act” (1989) by Varuj Karim-Masihi. 

The films have been restored in collaboration with the National Film Archive of Iran and the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA).

A lineup of classic hits from world cinema will also be screened in Restored Classics. The lineup will be announced in the near future. 

The 37th Fajr International Film Festival will be held in Tehran from April 18 to 26.

Photo: A combination photo shows posters for the Iranian films selected for Restored Classics at the 37th Fajr International Film Festival. (FIFF)

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