Iranian films unique in content, cinematography
Art and Experience: The director of Astra film festival in Romania, Dr. Dumitru Budrala said “Iranian films enjoy high quality in terms of content and cinematography”, adding that “Iranian directors are the best in choosing unimaginable subjects.”
Referring to the quality of Iranian films, he added, “This is our first time in Iran and we did not imagine the size of the festival would be that big. Iranian films enjoy good quality and have special approaches both in terms of content and cinematography. Their subjects are great and unimaginable for western world.”
“My wife and I have come to Iran to meet Iranian docmakers and producers for better collaboration in addition to presenting our festival and Iranian films awarded there,” Dumitru Budrala added.
“We have watched a lot of Iranian films and in our presentation we will look into the archives of our festival from which 30 films have been selected and most of them have been awarded in our festival like ‘Rough Cut’ directed by Firouzeh Khosrovani”Astra festival director reiterated.
He continued, “Festivals could be called miracles as they gather directors from different countries regardless of their beliefs and nationalities.”
Dumitru Budrala went on saying that festivals could play a significant role in changing the world view towards everything as there is the theory of butterfly effect proving this fact.
Astra Film Festival is a major event in the European film community and Romania’s leading documentary festival. A lot of Iranian films have succeeded to receive prestigious awards and prized from this festival during the last decades.