• 29 January 2004 at 18 : 54 PM

    Silence of the Sea

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    Directed by Vahid Mousaian, has its North American premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which ran from January 15th to January 25th, in Park City, Utah. This complex metaphorical film that deals with displacement and identity, was selected from among 1000 feature films for Sundance, the most prestigious American film festival, for the World Cinema […]

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  • 29 November 2003 at 18 : 26 PM

    Silence of the Sea

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    The second film by Vahid Mousaian, won the Ecumenical Prize at the closing night of the 52nd Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival in Germany. Mr. Bahman Maghsoudlou, the producer of the film, was on hand to receive the award. Silence of the Sea was shown a total of eight times in Mannheim and Heidelberg to great […]

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  • 9 September 2003 at 18 : 18 PM

    Ta’zieh: Another Narration

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    Ta’zieh directed by Parviz Jahed has been selected for the 44th Festival dei Popoli in Florence, Italy. It will take place November 28 – December 4, 2003. Also selected for the First Iranian.com Film Festival in Berkeley, CA, September 5-7, 2003, and the 3rd Annual Tiburon International Film Festival in Tiburon, CA, in March 2004.

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  • 2 September 2003 at 18 : 30 PM

    Silence Of The Sea

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    Silence Of The Sea has been selected for the competition sections of the 18th International Fort Lauderdale Film Festival and the 52nd International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg in Germany. We expect that the film will be selected for many more festivals throughout the rest of the year.  

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  • 10 August 2003 at 18 : 11 PM

    Ahmad Mahmoud

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    IFVC’s long documentary about acclaimed Iranian novelist Ahmad Mahmoud; A Noble Novelist, is now in the editing room. Filming had begun in August of 2002 when Mr. Mahmoud, who authored seventeen books in his career, died three months later in the hospital of respiratory failure. It will be Released by the end of the January […]

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  • 5 August 2003 at 18 : 18 PM

    Letni Filmova Skola

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    Letni Filmova Skola

    Bahman Maghsoudlou (IFVC president) attended the 29th Letni Filmova Skola from July 25 to August 3 in Uherskeho Hradiste in the southwest of the Czech Republic. He took part in three programs at the festival: Mr. Maghsoudlou was one of a three-member panel speaking on Death and Media: The Iraq War And Beyond. The others […]

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  • 1 August 2003 at 18 : 02 PM

    Iranian Cinema: Searching For The Roots (1900-1979)

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    Iranian Cinema: Searching For The Roots (1900-1979), a long in production, completely comprehensive documentary about Iranian film up to the revolution, is nearing completion. Over 100 people have been interviewed for this project, including such renowned figures as Andrew Sarris, Richard Pena, Godfrey Chesire, as well as prominent members of the Cannes, London, Berlin New […]

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  • 28 July 2003 at 18 : 36 PM

    Love and Liberty In Cinema

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    Mr. Maghsoudlou’s new book, Love And Liberty In Cinema will be published in September of 2003. The book consists of detailed examinations of three classic films: Jean Renoir’s Grand Illusion, Max Ophül’s Letter To An Unknown Woman, and Luis Buñuel’s Tristana. His next literary project will be Grass: Untold Stories, a companion book to the […]

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  • 16 June 2003 at 18 : 46 PM

    Ta’zieh & Ahmad Shamlou

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    Two IFVC long documentaries, Ta’zieh: Another Narration and Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet Of Liberty, are scheduled to be broadcast on the Canadian Learning and Skills channel the fall of 2003.

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  • 15 February 2003 at 18 : 37 PM

    Silence Of The Sea

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    Silence Of The Sea, the second feature by Mr. Vahid Mousaian, premiered at Fajr Film Festival and was one of three films selected for the international competition section. IFVC will release this film internationally in spring of 2004.

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