persian film festival

A festival dedicated to the cinema of Persian speaking communities in Australia

Melbourne, Sydney (Dec 5-8, 2019)

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The Ghost of Peter Sellers

The Ghost of Peter Sellers

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

One rarely expects a film as good as ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to ...
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There are only TWO MORE WEEKS to submit your film for this year's Persian Film Festival before the deadline closes.Submit at in order to compete for the festival's Golden Gazelle Award this year!Additional information and submission guidelines are available through the link.
Our film submissions are now open!If you are a filmmaker from Iran, Afghanistan or Tajikistan, anywhere in the world, we would love to see your films as part of the festival and to compete in our Best Feature and Best Short Film categories.Submit at: keep in mind to read our terms and conditions carefully before submitting your film.Additional guidelines can be found at the submission link, any additional inquires are welcomed via email at:
On the 5th of June, Sydney Film Festival Begins!Be sure to catch Midnight Traveler, an award-winning documentary from filmmaker Hassan Fazili. Shot on mobile phones, Midnight Traveller documents Hassan and his family as they fled from Afghanistan, running from country to country, spending day after day in refugee camps awaiting visa applications.  This verite style film chronicles his family’s journey and pursuit of asylum.You can see it at #SydFilmFest on the 13th and 16th of June. Tickets and additional info available here:
Our 2019 program is shaping up. Stay tuned for our call out for submissions.
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