12th Cinema Verite to be held simultaneously in 6 provinces
Art and Experience: The 12th edition of the Cinema Verite, Iran’s major documentary film festival, has been set to be held in 5 Iranian provinces simultaneously.
Announcing the news, the organizers said this edition of the event will be held in Iranian cities of Isfahan, Bushehr, Tabriz, Sari, and Shiraz in addition to Tehran.
Soureh in Isfahan, Shahid Avini in Bushehr, Setareh Baran in Tabriz, Howzeh Honari in Sari, and Golestan in Shiraz as well as Charsou in Tehran are the cinema halls to host the event.
Organized by the Documentary and Experimental Film Center, the first edition of Cinema Verite was held in 2007.
Over the past decade it has emerged as one of the important events on Iran’s documentary film calendar.
The Cinema Verite aims at protecting the nation’s identity, promoting creative documentary, reinforcing the link between documentary cinema and social facts and events, introducing new global developments in documentary cinema, providing financial support for documentarians by distributing and screening their works in other festivals and removing hurdles to film production.
The 12th edition of the Cinema Verite is slated for December 9-16, 2018.