News ID: 13673
Published: 0341 GMT October 18, 2014

Tehran to present 2014 Cinéma Vérité Festival

Tehran to present 2014 Cinéma Vérité Festival

The eighth Iranian international festival for documentary films Cinéma Vérité is slated to be held in Tehran.

 

Various international productions have entered the line up of the 2014 edition of festival so far.

The festival organizers released list of documentaries selected for Panorama section.

The Targeted Village by Chie Mikami, Animation Maestro Gisaburo Sugii by Masato Ishioka and Fallujah – War in Iraq, Japanese Hostages and… directed by Megumi Ito are the films that will highlight stories from Japan.

Panorama will also display U.S. filmmaker Zachary Heinzerling’s Cutie and the Boxer, which narrates the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko.
 
The section also screens French documentary Ashes directed by Idrissa Guiro and Mélanie Pavy, and three other films.

The year’s festival will be presented in two sections of national and international competitions.

The films will compete in various categories including short documentaries, medium-length documentaries, and full-length documentaries, as well as Special section of international competitive and non-competitive section.

Iran’s Cinéma Vérité Festival screens a wide range of productions such as political, historical, ritualistic, religious, social, environmental, scientific, ethnological and war documentaries.

Organized by Iran’s Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC), the annual festival tries to express the relationship between reality and truth.

The 2014 Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival is scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 7. 

   
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