Iran and Pakistan enjoy close, cordial and fraternal relations in several areas, however, cooperation in film industry, which can play a very important role in bringing the peoples of the two countries closer to each other, is almost negligible.
Following its participation in the short film competition section of Cannes Film Festival, Iranian short film 'Umbra', directed by Saeed Jafarian, is going on to the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which is slated for September 6-16.
A joint project of filmmaking with Iran provides an opportunity to become familiar with Iranian cinema style as well as exchanging cultural knowledge between Iran and Algeria, said the Algerian culture minister.
The BFI London Film Festival has set Laurel and Hardy biopic 'Stan & Ollie' as its closing night gala. The film, which stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the iconic comedy duo, will receive its world premiere October 21 at the festival's 62nd edition.