تاریخ: 18 March 2021

Farabi Cinema Foundation takes part in the restoration of produced classics and the protection of Iranian works

According to the PR department of the Farabi Cinema Foundation, the process of reforming and restoring Iranian Cinema classics as a mean to protect and preserve the Iranian cinematic heritage, as well as the presence and cultural presentation of the works in domestic and international festivals has begun recently and has been very well-received by cinema enthusiasts. .

In order to protect and  conserve iranian films, in the framework of the scheme of preserving the national heritage of Iranian cinema and enriching the video library and archive of the foundation, prominent films from the sixties, seventies and eighties were reformed and restored.

According to this report, in 2014 and 2015, the films "Cow" by Dariush Mehrjui and "Close-up" directed by Abbas Kiarostami were restored by the National Film Archive of Iran and the "Pishgaman Arya" laboratory, and this was the start of a new path for studios such as Roshna, National Film Archive of  Iran, Fam, Silver Fam and  the Laboratory of IRIB. 

With the advancement of digital technologies and the technical knowledge of experts, valuable audio-visual works of Iran are being revived and the process of reconstruction and restoration of a number of other films in the history of Iranian cinema continues, and the recording of these works is a valuable document of Iranian culture for the future.

It is worth mentioning that during these years, the international department of Farabi Cinema Foundation has also launched cultural and commercial offerings of restored films, which has led to the sale and screening of some of these works at cultural events and Embassies in Japan, USA, Australia, Taiwan. , France, Bangladesh, Turkey, China and Switzerland.

For the past 6 years, the following films have been successfully restored, from which  the cost of restoration of 44 films has been fully covered by Farabi Cinema Foundation. 

1- Cow (Dariush Mehrjui), 2- Close-up (Abbas Kiarostami), 3- May Lady (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 4- Narges (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 5- Nar and Ney (Saeed Ebrahimifar), 6- Stoney Lion (Masoud Jafari-Jozani ) 7- Frosty Roads (Masoud Jafari Jozani), 8-  Thec City of  the Mice (Mohammad Ali Talebi, Marzieh Boroumand), 9- Doll Thief (Mohammad Reza Honarmand), 10- Wake Up Arezoo (Kianoosh Ayari), 11- Captain Khorshid (Nasser Taghvaei) 12-  The Blue Veiled(Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 13- The Spell (Dariush Farhang), 14- Reyhaneh (Alireza Raisian), 15- Mother (Ali Hatami), 16- Travellers (Bahram Beizai), 17- Father (Majid Majidi), 18- Glass Agency (Ebrahim Hatamikia),19- Two women (Tahmineh Milani), 20- I am Taraneh, 15 years old (Rasoul Sadr Ameli), 21- In the alleys of love (Khosrow Sinaei), 22- The Lizard (Kamal Tabrizi), 23- Leyli is with me (Kamal Tabrizi), 24- Yellow Canary (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 25- Under the Skin of the City (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 26- Blood game (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 27- Foreign Currency (Rakhshan Bani-Etemad), 28-  You Are Free (Mohammad Ali Talebi), 29- Kooch ( Varozh Karim-Masihi), 30- Salandar (Varooj Karim-Masihi), 31- Fakhteh (Varouj Karim-Masihi), 32- The Scout (Ebrahim Hatamikia), 33- Doubt (Varoj-Karim-Masihi),34- Tenant (Rahim Rahimipour), 35- Check (Kazem Rastgoftar), 36- Exposure (Saeed Ebrahimifar), 37- The Need (Alireza Davoudnejad), 38-  Killing Rabids(Bahram Beizai), 39- Bride of Fire (Khosro Sinaei), 40- Here is a Burning Light (Seyed Reza Mirkarimi), 41- The Fish Fall In Love (Ali Rafiei), 42- The Mare (Ali Zhakan), 43-  The Suitcase (Jalal Moghadam), 44- The Fateful Day (Shahram Asadi), 45- Flying In The Night (Rasoul Malakalipour), 46- Ofogh (Rasool Malakalipour), 47- Silence of the Sea (Vahid Mosaeian), 48- Teh Passenger of Rey (Davood Mirbagheri), 49- Playmate (Gholamreza Ramezani),50- Aloo Aloo Man Jojoom (Marzieh Boroumand), 51-Thieves Don't Go To Heaven(Abolhassan Davoodi), 52- Tanura Div (Kianoosh Ayari), 53- Manuscripts (Mehrzad Minavi), 54- Bread and Poetry (Kiomars Poorahmad), 55 - The Lead Era (Khosrow Masoumi), 56- The Old Men 's School (Seyed Ali Sajjadi Hosseini), 57- Evening of the Tenth Day (Mojtaba Rai), 58- Persian Carpet (group), 59- The Altar of Fire (Ahmad Moradpour), 60- The Inner Monster (Khosrow Sinaei), 61- The Beloved Is In the House (Khosrow Sinaei), 62- Little Bird of Happiness (Pouran Derakhshandeh), 63-  The Autumn Alley (Khosrow Sinaei), 64- Endless Dreams (Pouran Derakhshandeh), 65- The Journey (Alireza Raisian), 66 - Long Live (Khosrow Sinaei), 67- The Deserted Station (Alireza Raisian), 68-  Eternal Children (Pouran Derakhshandeh).