Watch Oscar-Nominated Film The Salesman For Free In Trafalgar Square
The event will include actors and directors' speeches, and expected audience goes up to 10,000 people in central London.
The film is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards in Los Angeles - which the director refuses to attend because of President Trump's executive order.
The London screening, which is the United Kingdom premiere of the film, will take place on Sunday, February 26 in Trafalgar Square and starts at 4.30 p.m. Watch Sadiq Khan's announcement via the tweet at the top of the page.
Farhadi has previously announced he will not to attend the Oscars ceremony in Hollywood, regardless of whether he is offered special dispensation to attend by the U.S. government, in solidarity with those affected by the ban, but it is not yet known if he will attend the event in London.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, said the screening would "celebrate the capital's success as a creative hub and beacon for openness and diversity". One of the guests will be Mike Leigh, the British director, who already announced the big event saying that The Salesman director, Asghar Farhadi, is "one of the world's greatest filmmakers".
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It's not known yet if Farhadi himself will be in London on February 26, but he described the screening as "a symbol of unity against the division and separation of people".
"Londoners have always prided ourselves on our openness to the world and what better way to do that than to come together to watch this Oscar-nominated film in one of the world's most famous public spaces". "I welcome and appreciate this invaluable show of solidarity".
The Mayor is organising the screening on Sunday 26 February alongside other film industry stars.
The Salesman, which opens in the United Kingdom on 17 March, tells of a couple whose relationship suffers as they rehearse an amateur production Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.
This critically-acclaimed film won Best Screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, with Shahab Hosseini winning Best Actor.
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