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Iran actress Niki Karimi to direct a cinematic celebration

Famed actress Niki Karimi is to direct Iranian Cinema Photographers Celebration.

Famed actress Niki Karimi has been appointed as director of the 4th Iranian Cinema Photographers Celebration.

The 4th edition of the celebration will announce a call soon.

Iran Cinema Photographers Celebration is a gala to honor the cinema photographers, including back-stage and front-stage photographers.

Born in 1971, Karimi's interest in films and literature inspired her to become an actress at a very young age.

She started acting with theater groups in elementary school and her first appearance in cinema was with 'Temptation' in 1989.

Her next performances in 'The Bride' and 'Sara' earned her national acclaim and fame. For them she won awards at the San Sebastián Film Festival in Spain and Nantes Film Festival in France.

She continued her cinematic career starring in movies made by well-known Iranian filmmakers and has won many awards nationally and internationally ever since.

In 2004, she made her first feature film 'One Night' which was shown in numerous international film festivals such as the 2006 Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regards Section.

Her second feature film 'A Few Days Later' was premiered at the Rome Film Festival and the third one, 'Final Whistle' won three awards at the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France.

The celebrated Iranian actress has served, as a juror, at several renowned film festivals, including the Berlin Film Festival and the 60th Cannes Film Festival.

MG/FM

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