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PANTHEON directed by Ange-Régis Hounkpatin wins 2017 HP Bridging The Borders Award

Palm Springs – June 25, 2017— Today, the Cinema Without Borders jury members  named PANTHEON (France), directed by Ange-Régis Hounkpatin, as the winner of HP’s 2017 Bridging the Borders Award, presented by Cinema Without Borders at the Palm Springs International ShortFest. This year's festival was held at Palm Springs’ Camelot ... Full story

Meet Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, the author Us & Them , tomorrow, Saturday evening, 7 pm in Westwood

Come and  meet author Bahiyyih Nakhjavani this Saturday evening, 7 pm in Westwood. What will be the fate of refugees and immigrants to the United States, following Trump's executive orders—challenged though they've been by the federal judiciary? And what of ... Full story

DOT, an animated project from a team of young Iranian animators needs your help to come to life

A team of young Iranian animators are creating an exciting and interesting animated project, called DOT (Noghte). To finance this project, they are using crowed financing, new for fundraising in Iran. Please look through the introduction video of this project ... Full story

Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention Centre

Iranian filmmaker Behrooz Boochani greets Iranian New Year and Nowruz from Manus Detention Centre, where he is jailed by the Australian government as a reugee and has spent four years of his life there so far.Since 2013 the Australian government ... Full story

CWB, ELAC 2017 Life Achievement Award for Noureddin Zarrinkelk

On March 25th Cinema Without Borders and East Los Angeles College, in a tribute to legendary Noureddin Zarrinkelk celebrate his life achievement by awarding him their 2017 Life Achievement Award.This award ceremony is part of the Southeast European Animation Day ... Full story

FOAD, winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award now avilable to watch on-line for free

FOAD (Norway), a timely piece about refugees by Iranian born director Farzad Samsami is now available to watch for public. FOAD won HP’s 2014 Bridging the Borders Award, presented by Cinema Without Borders for helping to bring the people of our ... Full story

The Salesman Oscar announcement video reaches over a million people in CWB Facebook Page

Just a few seconds after Shirley MacLaine announced the Oscar winner for the Best Foreign Language Film Award, The Salesman from Iran, Cinema Without Borders posted the video of this announcement in its Facebook page. To this moment, this post has ... Full story

ELAC's Southeast European Animation Day, and Life Achievement Award for legendary Noureddin Zarrinkelk, Saturday March 25th

East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and Southeast European Film Festival, LA, are proud to present the Southeast European Animation Day, the third edition of the annual East Los Angeles College International Animation Festival.The goal of the ELAC International ... Full story

An interview with Hossein Jafaraian about Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman and its chances to win an Oscar

On Sunday February 26th we will know if Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi, will be the second filmmaker in history of Oscar to win two Oscars for The Best Foreign Language Film Award after Vitorrio De Sica, the Italian filmmaker. Asghar ... Full story

Raed Saleh, Says He Will Travel to the U.S. to Attend Academy Awards

Raed Saleh, the leader of the Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Syrian rescue group the White Helmets and subject of the Oscar nominated Netflix Original documentary The White Helmets, says that he will travel to the U.S. in order to attend the ... Full story

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