Cinema Verite to screen doc on cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh
Art and Experience: “Paper Cinema”, a documentary about Kambiz Derambakhsh, a cartoonist famous for his quick and simple cartoons, will go on screen at 11th Cinema Verite, Iran’s major international festival for documentary cinema, in December.
The documentary directed by Javad Atashbari chronicles the artistic life of Derambakhsh, the public relations office of the festival announced in a press release published on Wednesday.
“The lines that give meaning, the lines that make one laugh, the lines that show us life and freedom, 60 years works of Kambiz Derambakhsh and his art,” reads part of the statement written about the doc.
The festival will be running in Tehran from December 10 to 17, 2017.
Known for his talent to find obscure themes for his creations, Derambakhsh, has worked as a cartoonist, a graphic designer and an illustrator for over 50 years.
Derambakhsh has won many awards at international competitions including the grand prize of Istanbul competition in 1990, the grand prize at Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun competition in 1998 and the grand prize of a Polish anti-war caricature contest in 2002.
The 75-year-old cartoonist has showcased his works in many exhibitions around the world.
Source: Tehran Times