35th FIFF to screen 12 films in Eastern Vista

TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – 12 foreign films have been selected to vie at the Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries competition section in the 35th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran.

The 12 entries are from China, Japan, Turkey, India, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Bangladesh, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Afghanistan and Jordan. Three Iranian feature length movies will also vie for the golden Simorgh in the Eastern Vista section.

Under festival’s rules and regulations, the competing movies in the Eastern Vista will have a regional premiere, which means it will be the first time they will screen publicly in the Middle East and Central Asia. 

The festival also features a Special Screenings section which includes 12 foreign and 3 Iranian films by some of the greatest talents including feature films by multi award-winning directors Terence Malik (US), Andrzei Wajda (Poland), Ken Loach (Britain), Cristian Mungiu (Romania), Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne (Belgium), Danis Tanovic (Bosnia), Francois Ozon (France), Simon Sono (Japan), Agnieszka Hollande (Poland), and Aki Kaurismaki (Finland), among others.

Check out screening time and other information at Fajriff.com or email the Secretariat at Film@Fajriff.com.

The 35th edition of Fajr International Film Festival will take place from Friday 21 to Friday 28 April in Tehran. 

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