TEHRAN.(Iranart) – A lineup of 24 movies from 21 countries will compete in the various categories of the international competition of the 13th Cinéma Vérité, Iran’s major documentary film festival, the organizers announced on Sunday.
Eight films, including Kabul, City in the Wind by Abuzar Amini from Afghanistan, Ringside by Andre Hormann from Germany, Sheep Hero by Ton van Zantvoort from the Netherlands and The Kingmaker by Lauren Greenfield from the U.S., will compete in the full-length films section.
Eight mid-length documentaries, including Spoon by Laila Pakalnina from Latvia, Symphony of the Ursus Factory by Jasmina Wojcik from Poland, My Country Till I Return co-directed by Erdal Hos and Nuran Ozkan from Turkey and Scars by Didier Cros from France will go on screen.
The short films competition also features eight documentaries. Among the films are Pain Is Mine by Farshid Akhlaqi from Australia, Women of the Gulag by Marianna Yarovskaya from Russia, Thursday Fields by Harry Zernike from the U.S. and Dandelion Mum by Barbora Hollan from Norway.
The Documentary and Experimental Film Center is the organizer of the Cinéma Vérité festival, which will take place at Tehran’s Charsu Cineplex from December 9 to 16.
Source: Tehran Times