35th FIFF to screen 140 films from 58 countries

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TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – The 2017 Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has announced the screening program in various sections, and the lineup is already full of potential.

Some 140 short and feature-length movies of all genres from 58 countries are taking part in this year’s edition. According to the Secretariat of the annual event, the lineup is as follows:

Iran: 35 films; France: 17 films; Spain, Russia, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey: 6 films; United States, China, Latvia, and Poland: 4 films; Czech Republic: 3 films; Egypt, Estonia, Argentina, Bulgaria, Myanmar, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mexico, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, and Britain: 2 films. 

Countries with one movie participating are: Australia, The Netherlands, Belgium, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Croatia, Brazil, Colombia, Cambodia, Ecuador, Moldova, Indonesia, Iraq, Canada, Jordan, Finland, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Ukraine, and United Arab Emirates.

There will be joint production features in the Competition section as well. Now in its 35th year, the festival is attended by many film makers and stars, and is a popular venue for film producers to launch their new films and attempt to sell their works to the distributors who come from all over the globe.

Check screening time and other information at Fajriff.com

Presided over by Reza Mirkarimi, the 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival will take place from 21 to 28 April in Tehran.

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