New Delhi to host Iranian film festival
Art and Experience: A festival of Iranian films will open this evening at New Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium-2 to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of cultural relations between India and Iran.
A lineup of 14 films, including “Track 143” by Narges Abyar, “So Close, So Far” by Reza Mirkarimi and “Gold and Copper” by Homayun Asadian, will be screened during the festival.
The event has been organized by Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization and India’s Directorate of Film Festivals.
Ronak, an Iranian ensemble, will perform selections of Iranian traditional music at the opening ceremony festival, which will open with Mirkarimi’s acclaimed drama “A Cube of Sugar”.
An exhibition of Iranian artworks, handicrafts and foods will be held on the sidelines of the event, which will run until July 19.