Iranian films on screen at DokuFest
Art and Experience: A lineup of Iranian movies are currently on screen at DokuFest, an international documentary and short film festival currently underway in Prizren, Kosovo.
Acclaimed Iranian documentaries, Mehrdad Oskui’s “Starless Dreams” and Rokhsareh Qaem-Maqami’s “Sonita”, are competing in the Human Rights Dox category while Ali Asgari’s short film “The Pain” is on screen in the International Shorts section.
This year’s festival has a special program to pay tribute to the recently deceased Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami by screening some of his movies.
The winner of Palm d’or at 1997 Cannes Film Festival “Taste of Cherry” will be screened on August 12 and his 1990 masterwork “Close-up” will go on screen on August 13 at the festival, which runs until August 13.