1202 GMT January 18, 2020
A joint project by Iran’s Art and Experience Cinema and the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Iran, the third edition of European Film Week will be held in Tehran, Babol (northern Iran), Isfahan (central Iran), Kerman (central Iran), Mashhad (northeastern Iran), Tabriz (northwestern Iran) and Shiraz (southern Iran) as well as on Kish Island (southern Iran), mehrnews.com reported.
The week-long event will feature the screening of twenty top European films from Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
The opening ceremony, to be held in Tehran, will be attended by Iranian officials, president of EUNIC in Iran, ambassadors of European countries to Tehran as well as Iranian and European filmmakers.
“The Dark Valley” (2014), by Austrian filmmaker Andreas Prochaska, and “The Silent Army” (2008), by Dutch director Jean van de Velde, will be screened during the opening ceremony.
On the sidelines of the event, five workshops will be conducted by producers and directors from Cyprus, the Netherlands and Switzerland in Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan and Mashhad.