International Resistance Film Festival


  • Resistance Film Festival 2020-09-22 17:55

    Resistance festival opens with tribute to war cinema dead 

    TEHRAN – The 16th Resistance International Film Festival opened at the Sacred Defense Museum in Tehran on Monday, paying tribute to five cineastes of the Iranian war cinema who have died over the past year.

  • A Hashd al-Shaabi member Seyyed Abbas Musavi accepts the award for the Resistance Figure of the Year on behalf of his commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. (Mehr/Maryam Kamyab) 2018-12-01 19:00

    Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis crowned Resistance Figure of the Year

    “Lost Strait”, “Midday Event” best films at Resistance festival 

    TEHRAN – Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian’s political drama “The Midday Event” on the terrorist atrocities of the Mojahedin-e-Khalq Organization and Bahram Tavakkoli’s “The Lost Strait” about the true story of an epic battle by Iran’s Ammar Battalion during the last days of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, both from Iran, won the awards for best films at the 15th International Resistance Film Festival, the organizers announced on Friday evening.

  • This combination photo shows filmmakers Ebrahim Hatamikia (L), Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian (C) and Narges Abyar 2018-11-27 18:39

    Iran’s Sacred Defense cinema celebrated at Resistance festival 

    TEHRAN – Films on the Iran-Iraq 1980-1988 war, which is called “Sacred Defense” in Iran, and those filmmakers active in this field were honored during the opening ceremony of the 15th International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF) at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Monday evening.

  • A combination photo shows the jury of the 15th International Resistance Film Festival. 2018-11-25 18:48

    Three foreign cineastes selected for Resistance festival jury

    TEHRAN – Three foreign cineastes have been selected to the judge the films in the international competition of the 15th International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF).