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Kent festival's best film award goes to Iran's 'Pet Man'
Iranian animated short 'Pet Man', directed by Marzieh Abrar-Paidar, won the best film award and best characterization award at Canterbury Festival, Kent's International Arts Festival in the UK.
Iran hosts Shams, Rumi int'l conference
The 3rd 'Shams and Rumi' international conference on Persian literature and mysticism is being held on October 7 and 8 at the Conference Center of the Khoy Governorate in West Azarbaijan Province.
'Pet Man' among top 10 animations in Austria
Iranian animated short 'Pet Man', directed by Marzieh Abrar-Paidar, made it to the list of top 10 animations at the 16th Innsbruck Nature Film Festival in Austria.
Iran's 'Slowly' wins Armenian ATIEFF Grand Prix
Iranian feature documentary 'Slowly', directed by Shahram Badakhshan, won the Grand Prix at the 3rd Apricot Tree International Documentary Film Festival (ATIEFF) in Armenia.
'The Servant' scoops US, Mexico awards
Iranian short animation 'The Servant', directed by Farnoush Abedi, grabbed two more international accolades to increase its tally of awards to 20.
Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature (video)
British author Kazuo Ishiguro said he was both honored and 'taken completely by surprise' after he was named this year's winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature, even initially wondering if the announcement was a case of 'fake news'.
Literature Nobel controversies: From Sartre's refusal to Dylan's silence
Ahead of the announcement of the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize, here is a look at some of the controversies down the years since the prestigious title was first awarded in 1901.
Armenia sends 103 antiquities for display in Iranian museum
Armenia has sent 103 antiquities for display at the National Museum of Iran, said the museum's director, Jebrael Nokandeh.
'Lunch Time' wins best short in S. Africa
Iranian director Alireza Qasemi's 'Lunch Time' won best student short film award in the international section of the 6th annual Jozi Film Festival which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Damaged 2,000-year-old Palmyra statue goes back on display in Damascus
A 2,000-year-old statue badly damaged by Daesh terrorist group in Palmyra went on display in Damascus following restoration.
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