Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Performance by an Actress

Ceremony Year:



Islamic Republic of Iran


Maziar Miri



Born in 1982, Negar Javaherian started her career as a stage actress at the age of 16 before graduating from the Art and Architecture University in Tehran.

In 2001, she acted in her first film I’m Taraneh, I’m 15 and later went on to win awards for Best Actress at the 11th Osian Cine Fan Film Festival India in 2009, 28th Fajr Film Festival Iran 2010, and the 14th Cinema Home Ceremony. In 2013, Javaherian’s performance in the play The Forth Wall was selected as the best performance of the year in Iran.


Winner Video

Watch Negar Javaherian’s backstage interview after accepting the 2013 UNESCO Award for The Painting Pool.