Art And Culture

Renowned Films, Figures to Attend

The films will vie for the Golden Simorgh Award at the festival.The films will vie for the Golden Simorgh Award at the festival.

The main international competition section of the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, April 19-27 Tehran, will comprise 15 feature movies (12 foreign and three domestic productions).
According to the festival website, the names of only four movies in the competition have been announced, which are among the latest productions of Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and a joint film from Bulgaria, Germany and France.
‘Dovlatov’ is a 2018 Russian biopic about the Russian journalist and writer Sergei Dovlatov (1941-1990), directed by Aleksey German Jr. and starring Milan Maric and Danila Kozlovsky.
The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in February, where it won the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution. It charts six days in the life of the brilliant and ironic writer Dovlatov in 1971 in Leningrad, on the eve of the migration of his friend, the future Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky.


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