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Sep 08, 2021 · The early history of film making in Iran is far from clear because of a lack of easily accessible data, death of the early motion pictures pioneers and loss of almost all the early footage. It is claimed that the first film made in Iran was of the coronation of Muzaffar al-Din Shah in 1896 photographed by Rusi Khan.
First presence of Iranian cinema in Cannes dates back to 1991 when in the alleys of love by Khosrow Sinai and then 1992 when Life and nothing more won Palme d'Or by Abbas Kiarostami represented Iran in the festival. 1995: Caméra d'Or (Golden Camera): Jafar Panahi. 1997: Palme d'Or (Golden Palm): Abbas Kiarostami.
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The Iranian cinema was exclusively leisure reserved to the Royal Court. Despite Western countries, Iranian cinema was an elitist entertainment. Therefore, it presented only the travels of the Shah of Iran to Europe, the life of women in the harem, court life and the posh princesses.
Apr 18, 2016 · A brief history of Iranian cinema. by Vandad Zamaani. To best understand the roots of Iranian cinema, one must perhaps travel back to the early 20 th century, when the Qajar monarch Mozaffareddin Shah was shown cinematographic footage during a visit to France. The cinematograph, invented in 1892, was the successor to the kinetoscope that granted viewers the ability to watch quality, illuminated images on a screen, as opposed to through Thomas Edison’s ‘peephole’.
The cinema of the first period is based on several elements, one of them being academic theater in Iran. Theater first takes shape in Tehran (and a few other provinces) in the 1940s. This theater achieves great importance and prosperity in the years from 1940 to 1953.