Cinema Verite unveils international lineup

October 21, 2017

TEHRAN – Twenty-six movies from 19 countries will compete in the various categories of the international competition of the 11th Cinema Verite, Iran’s major international festival for documentary cinema, the organizers announced on Saturday.

Eight documentaries have been selected for the full-length section. Among the films are “69 Minutes of 86 Days” by Egil Haaskjold Larsen from Norway, “Moo Ya” by Filippo Ticozzi from Italy, “Every Soul of My Body” by Erika Rossi from Italy and “I Want To Go Home” by Wesley Leon Aroozoo from Singapore.

“The Forest Of Love” by Alejandro G. Salgado from Spain and “I Heard the Birch Tree Whisper in the Night” by Kenneth Harvey from Canada are among the eight films selected for the mid-length category.

“Valentina” by Maximilian Feldmann from Germany and “Faber Navalis” by Maurizio Borriello from Italy will also be shown in this section.

Ten documentaries, including “War and Cheese” by Ben Garfield from England, “February” by Marlena Molitor from Germany, “Collection” by Marcin Polar from Poland and “One Day in Aleppo” by Ali Alibrahim from Syria, will compete in short competition.

The Documentary and Experimental Film Center is the organizer of the Cinema Verite festival, which will be held in Tehran from December 10 to 17.

Photo: A scene from “69 Minutes of 86 Days” by Egil Haaskjold Larsen from Norway

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