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Italy's 'genius' film director Franco Zeffirelli dies

Italy's 'genius' film director Franco Zeffirelli dies

The world of cinema was in mourning Saturday after Italian film and opera legend Franco Zeffirelli, feted for his lavish productions, died at home in Rome aged 96.

Iran bids farewell to late director Kiarostami

Iran bids farewell to late director Kiarostami

Several thousand cinema lovers joined top artists in Tehran on Sunday to bid farewell to renowned Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami following his death last week in Paris.