Art and Experience: Spanish cinema has topped the entries submitted to the 6th International Urban Film Festival, the festival’s public relations director says.
Elahe Nobakht told media on Wednesday that among 750 foreign films submitted to the festival’s committee up to now, 220 films hail from Spain.
The 6th edition of the International Urban Film Festival is set to be held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
According to a recent report, the festival’s submitted entries are estimated to be around 2,000 in total with the latest run of the international cultural and cinematic event to be held in July 31-Augest 5.
Organized by the Art and Culture Organization of Tehran Municipality, the festival’s film categories include Iranian Cinema (competition), International Cinema (competition) and Neighborhood section.
The International Urban Film Festival’s main focus is on the significance of city and urbanism in human life. The event also seeks to promote empathy and moral values in cinematic works, offering a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences among the cities of the world.
The jury of the festival will soon start selecting films from the submitted works.