December 3, 2013
■ Iran’s Cinema Vérité Festival Unveils Intl. Section Jury
Short Film News (SFN)- The seventh edition of Iran’s Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival has released the names of jury members of international section of the event.
Italian director Rossella Ragazzi, Indian film expert Amrit Gangar, Russian director Pavel Petchenkin along with Iranian filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Alireza Shojanouri are to serve at the international jury panel of the event.
The films will compete in various categories including short documentaries, medium-length documentaries, and full-length documentaries, as well as Special section of international competitive and non-competitive section.
Iran’s 2013 Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival is to screen a wide range of productions such as political, historical, ritualistic, religious, social, environmental, scientific, ethnological and war documentaries.
Organized by Iran’s Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC), the annual festival tries to express the relationship between reality and truth though documentary films.
The seventh Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival is scheduled to be held from December 10 to 17, 2013.