Art and Experience: Majid Majidi, the director of “Muhammad (S), the Messenger of God”, will preside over the jury of the official section of the 10th International 100 Seconds Films Festival.

Cineastes Rasul Sadr-Ameli, Mohmmadreza Jafari-Jelveh, Bahram Azimi, Mehrdad Ghaffarzadeh and Hadi Moqaddamdust are members of the jury.

The International 100 Seconds Films Festival will be held in Tehran from March 2 to 4. The festival will screen works by filmmakers from France, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Tajikistan, Tanzania, India and many other countries.

Majid Majidi is an internationally and critically acclaimed Iranian film director, film producer, and screen writer whose films have touched on many themes and genres and has won many international awards.

His acclaimed film, Children of Heaven (1997), was the first Iranian film to have been nominated for an Academy Award (Best Foreign Language Film) in 1999.

Majidi’s 1999 film ‘The Color of Paradise’ was chosen one of the best 10 films of the year in the US in 2000.

The 10th edition of 100 Second International Film Festival will be held in four categories including the Main (national) competition, Ethical Cinema, International and 1404 Vision on 2-4 March, 2016 in Tehran.