|Iran Cinema Organization director visits Polish Television president||
TEHRAN -- Iran Cinema Organization Director Hojjatollah Ayyubi met Polish Television (TVP) President Juliusz Braun last week.
The meeting was held at Braun’s office in Warsaw on Tuesday.
Ayyubi traveled to Poland to attend an Iranian film festival, which was held in the Polish capital from June 15 to 20, Iran’s Visual Media Institute, which was the organizer of the festival, announced in a press release on Thursday.
Braun gave details about film production, the quality of broadcasting, program making and several other issues in Poland during the meeting.
Proposals for cooperation on joint film projects, holding educational programs on filmmaking, and organizing mutual meeting for film experts were also discussed at the meeting.
“My two-hour meeting with Mr. Braun was quite amazing,” Ayyubi said on his Facebook page.
He said that 40 feature films are produced in Poland every year and the TVP sponsors production of about 10 of the films.
According the Ayyubi, the TVP is allowed to broadcast the films two years after production.
“TV broadcasters contribute to cinema almost in all the countries, which have the industry,” he stated and added, “I hope the relation between the Iranian TV and cinema is improved.”
“The Private Life of Mr. & Mrs. M” directed by Ruhollah Hejazi, “The Sinners” by Faramarz Gharibian, “In the Name of Father” by Ebrahim Hatamikia, “Snow on a Hot Tin Roof” by Mohammad-Hadi Karimi, and several other films were screened during the festival.
The Visual Media Institute and the Embassy of Poland jointly organized a Polish film festival at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center from May 26 to 29.
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