|code: 317099||Date: 2012/05/23 - 15:30||source: Press TV|
Tehran intl. short filmfest names ‘World of Islam’ theme
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - According to the Iranian Young Cinema Society, this year’s World of Islam section of international the competition will focus on themes such as justice, rightness, human perfection and the role of religions in life.
The winners of this section will be honored with the festival’s statuette and cash prize of 3000 euros.
This year’s event will be held at the same in the Iranian capital of Tehran and some other provinces, the deputy head of the Iranian Young Cinema Society, Hashem Mirzakhani had earlier noted.
The films are required to have been completed after January 1, 2010 with maximum running time of 40 minutes in all genres.
Over 1000 productions have been submitted so far, among which are films from countries such as Egypt, Lebanon, Indonesia, Palestine, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Morocco and Qatar.
Organized by the Iranian Young Cinema Society, the 29th Tehran International Short Film Festival will run from October 1 to 7, 2012.