37th FIFF Film Market to Screen 25 Iranian Titles

37th FIFF Film Market to Screen 25 Iranian Titles

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival has lined up 25 Iranian titles for screening at this year’s Film Market.

The Festival will once again screen this year selected titles for its accredited visitors, international festival guests and distributors in the Film Market. The market is centered around the commerce of Iranian film, the business of it, including feature-length, short, and documentary movies produced in 2018. The event is attached to the Festival and the Iranian film market, the biggest in the region.

According to the organizers, some 526 Iranian movies have registered for screening in different sections this year. This includes:

Six titles (3 feature-length & 3 shorts) – Cinema Salvation (International Competition).

Six titles (3 feature-length & 3 shorts) – Eastern Vista (Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries).

Some 14 titles will also see screening in other sections.

25 titles will be selected for screening at the Film Market, where their producers will have the chance to talk to international distributors and festival organizers. Others will be screened in the Video Library, with priority given to international visitors and distributors, national and international festival directors, and accredited festival guests.

The Festival and the Film Market are the highlights of the Iranian film calendar, with an epic number of events, screenings, programs and meetings crammed into the capital Tehran over the course of nine days.

Presided over by award-winning writer and director Seyyed Reza Mirkarimi, the 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival will be held in Tehran on April 18-26.

For further information, please visit our website at www.fajriff.com, or send us an email at info@fajriff.com. We ask you to carefully read the Festival’s general guidelines for submission and participation.


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