Veteran Iranian actress Fakhri Khorvash was honored for her lifetime achievements during the Iranian Film Festival, which was held in San Francisco on September 18 and 19.
The ceremony was arranged to honor her 50-year career in Iranian stage and screen.
Fakhri Khorvash, a star of Iranian intellectual theater for a few decades, has also been acting in movies since 1958. She has worked with several well-known Iranian filmmakers such as Bahman Farmanara and Dariush Mehrjui.
Fakhri Khorvash appeared for the first time in 1958 Sadegh Bahrami’s “Bohloul” and her last part in a movie was in Bahman Farmanara’s A Little Kiss (yek booseh khuchulu) in 2005.
Iranian Film Festival screened Shazde Ehtejab (1974) as part of honoring ceremony for Fakhri Khorvash. Shazde Ehtejab is based on book with the same title by Hooshang Golshiri and directed by Bahman Farmanara.
Cinema Without Borders will soon publish its exclusive interview with Fakhri Khorvash.