Art and Experience: Cinema Verite, Iran’s major international festival of documentary films, and the Kazan International Muslim Film Festival have signed a memorandum of understating (MOU).

The MOU was inked by Cinema Verite director Mohammad–Mehdi Tabatabainejad and Kazan festival executive director Milyausha Aytuganova on Thursday in Kazan, Iran’s Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) announced on Saturday.

Tabatabainejad is in Kazan to take part in the world festival directors’ meeting, which is held on the sidelines of the Kazan International Muslim Film Festival to exchange cultural and cinematic experiences between Kazan and the neighboring Muslim countries.

The festival, which opened on April 24 in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, will be running until April 30.