5th Intl. Green Film Festival unveils lineup 

May 10, 2016

TEHRAN – The organizers of the 5th International Green Film Festival announced the official selection as well as the lineup of its other competitive sections on Tuesday.    

The lineup for the official section is composed of 26 full-length documentaries by filmmakers from around the world.

“Revolution” directed by Rob Stewart from Canada, “10 Billion – What’s On Your Plate?” by Valentin Thurn from Germany, “H2Omx” by José Cohen and Lorenzo Hagerman from Mexico, and “Jumbo Wild” by Nick Waggoner from the U.S. are among the submissions dotted on the timeline. 

The section dedicated to short documentaries will screen eleven films including “Paper Box” by Zbigniew Czapla from Poland and “Food For Thought, Food for Life” by Susan Rockefeller from the U.S.

Among the five competitors in the short fiction section of the festival are “My Forest” by Sebastien Pins from Belgium and “Big Willow” by Jared Katsiane from the U.S. 

Competitors in the animation section are eleven movies including “Hope?” by British filmmaker Simone Giampaolo and “A.D.A.M.” by Croatian director Vladislav Knezevic.

Actors Reza Kianian and Fatemeh Motamed-Arya are the ambassadors of the festival that aims to raise awareness about conservation of the environment and protecting limited water resources across the country.

The 5th International Green Film Festival will be held in Tehran and several other Iranian cities from May 13 to 20.

PHOTO: A poster for “Revolution” by Canadian director Rob Stewart

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