Art and Experience: The national line-up for the 9th Iran International Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Verite, was announced yesterday. The National Competition Section is the main attraction of the event and a huge competition platform for the local filmmakers.
The following are the list of 71 films to compete in Short, Mid-length & Feature-Length sections of the 9th edition of the festival next month.
Short Documentaries: Bard (Hamid Jafari), Choghamish (Arian Attarpoor), Mainline (Mostafa Shiri), Unfinished Road (Azam Najafian), Wound (Mehdi Moossavi), Life in Ebb (Saeid Albooebadi), Spinsters (Haideh Moradi), Realm of King (Roohollah Molavi), Kahrizak-Tajrish (Azadi Rezaeian Moghaddam), My Mother (Behzad Rassoolzadeh).
Mid-Length Documentaries: 74 (Sattar Chamani Gol), Assieh (Leila Merat), Ossia (Alireza Dehghan), These Three Women (Mostafa Emami), On the Wing of Imagination (Rahbar Ghanbari), Winners (Omid Abdollahi), Far Be It From You (Mehdi Boostani), Nobodies (Farhad Varahram), Father (Hanieh Yoossefian), Bridge (Amirhossein Noroozi), Black Bridge (Ayoob Marvanipoor), Alone Among the Taliban (Mohsen Eslamzadeh), Separation (Shahram Derakhshan), Gathering of Pine Trees (Atieh Attarzadeh), Fence (Mohammad Sangoori), Ms F (Sadegh Soori), Invisible Lines (Mehdi Rakhshani), Drown Dreams (Farshid Akhlaghipoor), Life in Khoor Moossa (Hojat Taheri), Hunter (Katayoon Jahangiri), Blood Day (Mojtaba Mohammadi), Carpet, Recounted by Soil (Hamed Zolfaghari), Sacrifice (Reza Farahmand, Kioomars Mohammad Chenari), Restless Cats (Milad Khaleghimanesh), Ghaleh Hassankhan Mannequins (Sam Kalantari), Trial (Ehsan Emadi), Green Path (Mohsen Ramezanzadeh), Suspended (Mohammad Kart), My Heritage: Singing (Fatemeh Moossavi), Painter of Wind (Ezzatollah Parvazeh), A French Musician in a Qajar Court (Mehran Poormand), One Was Salty, One Sweet (Mohammadreza Khoshfarman), Norooz, Tehran’s Time (Hadi Afarideh).
Feature-Length Docs: A157 (Behrooz Nooranipoor), 103 Days (Mehdi Bakhshi Moghaddam), Black Tear (Fathollah Amiri), Freedom (Reza Farahmand, Komeil Soheili), The Game (Amin Rahimi), Purgatory (Aida Panahandeh), Lizards Fall in Love Too (Delavar Doostanian), Breathed to Life at the Depth (Ali Abdipoor), GMTN (Loghman Khaledi), Eye of War (Yoossof Hatamikia, Movahed Tari Moradi), Memories of the Deserted House (Mehdi Farsi), Don’t Go Far (Massood Amini Tirani), Dingomaro (Kamran Heidari), Dawn Dreams (Mehrdad Oskooei), Last Season’s Winter (Maryam Momenzadeh), Zemnako (Mehdi Ghorbanpoor), The Beach (Hossein Safi), Baharestan in 3 Seasons (Shahram Derakhshan), Work in Carriage (Parissa Eshghi), Bonyad Kandi’s History (Mohammad Jafari, Azar Mehrabi), Karbala, Geography of a History (Darioosh Yari), A Report From Manacello (Reza Tofighjoo), Killing a Mother (Komeil Soohani), Mojtaba (Mohammad Hassan Damanzan), Massoomeh (Sona Moghaddam), I am Nasser Hejazi (Nima Tabatabaei), Along the Euphrates (Farshad Ektessabi), Sun and Messiah (Mohammad Moghaddam).
The 9th Cinema Verite will be held Dec 13-19 in Tehran.