Different photos of a couple’s wedding

This genre of films is known as “Film Farsi.”4 Along with the development of film comes the history of censorship, which tries to curb the freedom of expression in increasingly institutionalized manners. Indeed, in 1950 a committee for the supervision of locally produced or imported films was established.This might have contributed to the fact that in the 1950s and 1960s, next to the import of American and Indian films, only “commercial films” were famous in Iran, whose sole aim was to entertain and to fill the cash tills.