Five cineastes to receive Fajr lifetime achievement awards 

January 16, 2019

TEHRAN – The organizers of the 37th Fajr Film Festival will honor five Iranian cineastes, including prominent actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya and filmmaker Azizollah Hamidnejad, with lifetime achievement awards. 

Motamed-Arya is famous for her roles in acclaimed movies such as “The Blue-Veiled” and “Gilaneh” while Hamidnejad directed the award-winning films “Hoor on Fire” and “Tears of Cold”.

The award will also be presented to veteran graphic designer Ebrahim Haqiqi who has created posters for the Fajr festival and numerous films in his homeland.

Voice actor Khosro Khosroshahi and film editor Abbas Ganjavi are the other honorees.

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

Photo: This combination photo shows five Iranian cineastes who will be honored with lifetime achievement awards during the 37th Fajr Film Festival.