24 films with coronavirus theme to be shown in Cinema Verite

TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – At least 24 films with the theme of coronavirus will be displayed in the 14th Iran Intl. Documentary Film Festival known as “Cinema Verite” which is scheduled to be organized totally online from December 15 to 22 in Tehran.

These days, the coronavirus has affected the world, and this issue is also addressed in art and cinema across the world, Iran inarticulate. 

These films also portray the zealous efforts of medical staff in combating this lethal disease.

The Iranian festival has several sections including the National, International, and Martyr Avini Prize, Entrepreneurship Documentary Competition, Corona Virus Special Section, Side Sections, and commemorations.

In the meantime, several expert workshops, master talks as well as masterclasses will be held in this international cinematic event.

The national competition section comprises short, mid-length, and feature-length documentaries.

The international section of this edition will be held in a non-competition format due to the spread of Coronavirus.

The international section of the festival also enjoys numerous non-competition sections such Special Displays, Mirror of a Festival, Portrait, Perspective of One Country Documentary Cinema, Chile Documentary Cinema, Masters of 2020 as well as 13 Editions & 13 Films.

Due to the spread of Coronavirus, this edition of the festival will be held in online and remote format via utilizing the national platform in the country.

According to the director of the festival Mohammad Hamidi-Moqaddam, so far, 894 films have been submitted to the different sections of the event.


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