2024 Iranian Film Festival returns to Malaysia with a grand opening
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2024 Iranian Film Festival returns to Malaysia with a grand opening

The 2024 Iranian Film Festival is launched at GSC Mid Valley
The 2024 Iranian Film Festival is launched at GSC Mid Valley

28 Feb - The Iran Cultural Centre, in collaboration with esteemed partners, proudly launched its grand opening ceremony of the 2024 Iranian Film Festival yesterday evening at GSC Mid Valley.


Celebrating the rich tapestry of Iranian cinema, the festival will run from 29 February to 10 March 2024, across three GSC locations in Malaysia.

Mr Pan Vui Shang (GSC Head of Operations) representing Ms Koh Mei Lee GSC CEO: Iranian movies are best known for their simple stories, that showcases profound meaning with a touch of poetic experiences
Mr Pan Vui Shang (GSC Head of Operations) representing Ms Koh Mei Lee GSC CEO: Iranian movies are best known for their simple stories, that showcases profound meaning with a touch of poetic experiences
Dr. Habib Reza Arzani, cultural counsellor of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Malaysia: The 2024 Iranian Film Festival marks a significant occasion - a chance to explore the rich tapestry of Iranian cinema, its diverse stories, and its captivating talents.
Dr. Habib Reza Arzani, cultural counsellor of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Malaysia: The 2024 Iranian Film Festival marks a significant occasion - a chance to explore the rich tapestry of Iranian cinema, its diverse stories, and its captivating talents.

The Festival will begin in GSC Mid Valley Megamall and GSC IOI City Mall, Putrajaya in Klang Valley first (29 February to 3 March), before moving north to GSC Gurney Plaza, Penang from 7 – 10 March.

The Festival is set to dazzle cinephiles in Malaysia, so mark your calendars for an unforgettable cinematic journey that transcends borders and celebrates the magic of storytelling.

Datuk Kamil Othman, FINAS Chairman was the Guest of Honour for the event
Datuk Kamil Othman, FINAS Chairman was the Guest of Honour for the event

A Cultural Extravaganza Begins
The festival kicked off on 27 February with a grand launch event for invited guests at GSC Mid Valley. The red carpet was rolled out for an evening filled with elegance, anticipation, and cultural richness.

Guests were treated to an enriching cultural experience that kicked off with a generous buffet spread of Iranian and Afghanistan food. They were then ushered into the GSC hall for a movie treat with the screening of the launch movie, "Henas".

"Henas" is based on the true story of a courageous woman who challenges her husband's involvement in Iran's nuclear program
"Henas" is based on the true story of a courageous woman who challenges her husband's involvement in Iran's nuclear program

FREE public screenings
All screenings are free of charge, with tickets available for public redemption online on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets can also be redeemed at the ticketing kiosk at the participating GSC cinemas.

Cinema Online is proud and honoured to be the official media partner for the Iranian Film Festival.

For the Iranian Film Festival 2024 movie showtimes, synopsis and further details, visit our Iranian Film Festival page HERE.


Related Movies:
Henas (IFF) (Persian) (02 Mar 2024)
The Painting Pool (IFF) (Persian) (29 Feb 2024)
Track 143 (IFF) (Persian) (29 Feb 2024)
Bodyguard (IFF) (Persian) (02 Mar 2024)
Today (IFF) (Persian) (02 Mar 2024)
No Prior Appointment (IFF) (Persian) (02 Mar 2024)

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