Documentary films line up for Fajr Docs in Focus

April 12, 2019

TEHRAN – Nine documentary films from international filmmakers have been selected to go on screen at the Docs in Focus section of the 37th Fajr International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Friday.

“Eduardo Galeano Vagamundo” by Felipe Nepomuceno from Brazil, “Piazza Vittorio” by Abel Ferrara from Italy, “The Truth: Lost at Sea” by Rifat Audeh from Jordan and “The Case” by Vera Krichevskaya from Russia will go on screen in this section. 

Also included are “Heroes”, a co-production between Turkey and Australia by Turkish director Köken Ergun, “Palace for the People” co-directed by Georgi Bogdanov and Boris Missirkov from Bulgaria, and “Midnight Traveler”, a co-production among the U.S., the U.K. and Canada by Afghan director Hassan Fazili. 

The festival will also screen “Water Lilies of Monet - the Magic of Water and Light” by Giovanni Troilo from Italy and “Triumph” Co-directed by Kreshnik Jonuzi, Luftar Von Rama and Charlie Askew from the U.S.

The 37th Fajr International Film Festival will be held in Tehran from April 18 to 26.

Photo: “Midnight Traveler” by Afghan director Hassan Fazili.

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