IFilm English is a movie channel that exclusively broadcasts films and TV series of Iranian origin in English. Part of the Iranian group iFilm, the channel was launched in 2010 by the government of Iran. Available in three languages including Persian, Arabic and English, the English version is aimed at English and Iranian expatriates.
On iFilm English viewers can watch a range of Persian movies and Iranian TV series in English. The channel is accessible 24/7, with daily schedules staring at 6:30 am. Various movies and TV series are repeated in succession over three eight hour loops, making it easy to catch a film or show you missed earlier in the day.
IFilm programmes in English also include games, quizzes and documentaries on arts and entertainment. With a wide range of films, the channel provides an accurate overview of film production in Iran and remains accessible via the satellite. Ultimately iFilm English is a family channel that offers a wide range of Iranian series suitable for everyone. iFilm English broadcasts Iranian cinema in English in order to reach a wider audience and also to increase exposure of the celebrated Iranian movie production culture across the English-speaking populations. The channel also features documentaries about the country as well as short films to promote understanding and knowledge about Iran in the English-speaking world.
IFilm English is available via a Hot Bird satellite package which is broadcast throughout the Middle East, Europe, Turkey and North Africa.