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This section is updated with news, updates, and articles that explore the rich culture and heritage of Iran.

It has been set up separately to assist researchers and people who are interested in Iranian Art as a page for direct access to such important topic.

Iran deal with fashion models in social media crackdown

Iran arrested dozens of people, including Instagram models and beauty salon owners, for posting photos online, in a recent crackdown against “immoral” behaviour. (Instagram) December 28, 2018 Police have dealt with dozens of people that officials describe as “members of the largest modeling network” in the southern city of Hormozgan, according to an [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Arts, Iran|

A new graphic novel – “A Little Prince in the Land of the Mullahs”

New graphic book is the story of Ahmad, an intrepid young Iranian, driven by the ideals of freedom, shared happiness and equality. (NCRI) December 26, 2018 The story of "A Little Prince in the Land of the Mullahs" is a graphic novel about the Iranian youth's fight for freedom. Published by "Société des [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Arts, Iran|

Kurdish film director dies in car crash 2 days after release from Iranian jail

Kurdish filmmaker Rahim Zabihi was considered one of the prominent Kurdish cinematique professionals, directing tens of short films and winning local and international awards. (Twitter) December 10, 2018 Kurdish film director Rahim Zabihi and his brother Kaywan died following a tragic car accident after their vehicle caught fire in the Nizro district in [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Arts, Iran|

Iran film for Oscars stirs debate on home front

"Damascus Time", a film about Iran's battle against jihadists in Syria, was not selected as the Iranian Oscar contestant. (AFP) September 20, 2018 The Iranian film for next year's Oscars has stirred controversy at home both over the choice of a downbeat movie and for taking part in the Hollywood spectacle at a [...]

By |September 20th, 2018|Arts, Iran|