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The Cinematic and Cultural Legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari

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The Cinematic and Cultural Legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari

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(2023). The Cinematic and Cultural Legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari. In Cinema Iranica. Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation https://cinema.iranicaonline.org/article/farrokh-ghaffari/
. "The Cinematic and Cultural Legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari." Cinema Iranica, Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation, 2023. https://cinema.iranicaonline.org/article/farrokh-ghaffari/
(2023). The Cinematic and Cultural Legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari. In Cinema Iranica. Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation. Available from: https://cinema.iranicaonline.org/article/farrokh-ghaffari/ [Accessed July 19, 2024].
. "The Cinematic and Cultural Legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari." In Cinema Iranica, (Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation, 2023) https://cinema.iranicaonline.org/article/farrokh-ghaffari/

This article investigates the cinematic and cultural legacy of Farrokh Ghaffari and his contribution to the formation of  New Wave cinema in Iran. Ghaffari was a multifaceted figure in the history of Iranian cinema: a leading filmmaker, film historian, film critic, actor, and the visionary founder of Iran’s National Film Archive (Filmkhaneh-ye Melli-ye Iran). He served as the deputy manager of the National Iranian Radio-Television (NIRT) between 1966 and 1978.